Cyperaceae Cyperus squarrosus L.

Bearded Flatsedge

Acoma - Food, Unspecified

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 25

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Scientific name: Cyperus squarrosus L.
USDA symbol: CYSQ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bearded Flatsedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Small, tuberous roots eaten as food.

RECRD: 41092 id: 11901