Fabaceae Dalea candida var. candida

White Prairieclover

Navajo - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 57

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Scientific name: Dalea candida var. candida
USDA symbol: DACAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Prairieclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Roots eaten as a delicacy by little children and sheepherders.

RECRD: 2935 id: 11972