Asteraceae Hymenopappus filifolius Hook.

Fineleaf Hymenopappus

Zuni - Food, Candy

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 68

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Scientific name: Hymenopappus filifolius Hook.
USDA symbol: HYFIF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fineleaf Hymenopappus
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Candy
Notes: Root used as chewing gum.

RECRD: 32864 id: 17569