Brassicaceae Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl

Herb Sophia

Pueblo - Food, Vegetable

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: 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: Pueblo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young plants boiled with a pinch of salt and eaten as greens.

RECRD: 41079 id: 12406