Poaceae Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) Beauv.


Yuma - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 187

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Scientific name: Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) Beauv.
USDA symbol: ECCR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Barnyardgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Yuma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds pounded, winnowed, ground, made into mush and used to cook with fish.

RECRD: 40313 id: 12923