Poaceae Eriochloa aristata Vasey

Bearded Cupgrass

Cocopa - 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: Eriochloa aristata Vasey
USDA symbol: ERAR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bearded Cupgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cocopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds parched, ground and the flour cooked into a mush.

RECRD: 40316 id: 13827