Cyperaceae Cyperus rotundus L.
Paiute - Food, Porridge
Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 16
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Scientific name: Cyperus rotundus L.
USDA symbol: CYRO (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nutgrass
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Tubers made into meal and cooked as cereal.
RECRD: 20937 id: 11891