Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Cocopa - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1933, The Cocopa, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 31:263-270, page 266

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Scientific name: Cucurbita pepo L.
USDA symbol: CUPEP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Pumpkin
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Cocopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Dried flesh strips stored and mixed with flesh of stored whole pumpkins to improve flavor.

RECRD: 20699 id: 11705