Brassicaceae Hirschfeldia incana (L.) LagrŠze-Fossat

Shortpod Mustard

Cahuilla - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 47

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Scientific name: Hirschfeldia incana (L.) LagrŠze-Fossat
USDA symbol: HIIN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shortpod Mustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Leaves and seeds used as an important winter food.

RECRD: 11305 id: 17286