Cyperaceae Cyperus erythrorhizos Muhl.

Redroot Flatsedge

Kamia - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1931, The Kamia of Imperial Valley, Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, page 24

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Scientific name: Cyperus erythrorhizos Muhl.
USDA symbol: CYER2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redroot Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Kamia
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Pulverized seeds cooked as mush.

RECRD: 20500 id: 11868