Cyperaceae Cyperus fendlerianus Boeckl.

Fendler's Flatsedge

Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and M. E. Opler, 1936, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest III. The Ethnobiology of the Chiricahua and Mescalero Apache, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(5):1-63, page 47

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Scientific name: Cyperus fendlerianus Boeckl.
USDA symbol: CYFE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fendler's Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Tubers eaten raw or peeled and cooked.

RECRD: 40195 id: 11881