Poaceae Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene

Inland Saltgrass

Kawaiisu - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 26

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Scientific name: Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene
USDA symbol: DISP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Inland Saltgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Green grass immersed in cold water, strained and used as a beverage.

RECRD: 4206 id: 12634