Fabaceae Hoffmannseggia glauca (Ortega) Eifert

Indian Rushpea

Pima - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 92

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Scientific name: Hoffmannseggia glauca (Ortega) Eifert
USDA symbol: HOGL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Indian Rushpea
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Tubers boiled and eaten like potatoes.

RECRD: 44895 id: 17291