Polygonaceae Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.

Nodding Buckwheat

Navajo, Kayenta - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 19

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Scientific name: Eriogonum cernuum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERCEC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nodding Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds made into a mush and used for food.

RECRD: 41993 id: 13979