Chenopodiaceae Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) Coult.

Winged Pigweed

Zuni - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 22

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Scientific name: Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) Coult.
USDA symbol: CYAT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Winged Pigweed
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds mixed with ground corn to make a mush.

RECRD: 41042 id: 11805