Fabaceae Dalea lasiathera Gray

Purple Prairieclover

Zuni - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 69

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Scientific name: Dalea lasiathera Gray
USDA symbol: DALA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Prairieclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Root chewed, especially by children, and greatly enjoyed.

RECRD: 32870 id: 12015