Fabaceae Hoffmannseggia glauca (Ortega) Eifert

Indian Rushpea

Pueblo - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 52

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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: Pueblo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Potatoes roasted and eaten much more commonly in the past than currently.

RECRD: 41318 id: 17294