Brassicaceae Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl

Herb Sophia

Paiute, Northern - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 47

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Scientific name: Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl
USDA symbol: DESO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Herb Sophia
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Seeds dried, cooked, ground, water added, kneaded, water added to make a fine batter and drunk.

RECRD: 8923 id: 12400