Chenopodiaceae Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) Coult.

Winged Pigweed

Zuni - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 67

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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: Staple
Notes: Tiny seeds ground, mixed with corn meal and made into steamed cakes.

RECRD: 32859 id: 11806