Poaceae Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link

Mexican Lovegrass

Cocopa - Food, Staple

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: Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link
USDA symbol: ERMEM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Lovegrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cocopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds parched, ground and the flour eaten dry.

RECRD: 40318 id: 13546