Cucurbitaceae Cucumis sativus L.

Garden Cucumber

Ojibwa - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 399

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Scientific name: Cucumis sativus L.
USDA symbol: CUSA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Cucumbers eaten raw and sometimes flavored with maple sap vinegar and powdered maple sugar.

RECRD: 436 id: 11576