Brassicaceae Descurainia pinnata ssp. pinnata

Western Tansymustard

Papago - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 27

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Scientific name: Descurainia pinnata ssp. pinnata
USDA symbol: DEPIP3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Tansymustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Seeds steeped and used as tea-like drinks for refreshment.

RECRD: 43538 id: 12380