Hydrophyllaceae Hydrophyllum virginianum L.

Shawnee Salad

Menominee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 68

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Scientific name: Hydrophyllum virginianum L.
USDA symbol: HYVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shawnee Salad
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves wilted in maple sap vinegar, simmered and boiled in fresh water with pork and fine meal.

RECRD: 1121 id: 17545