Asteraceae Lactuca sativa L.

Garden Lettuce

Acoma - Food, Vegetable

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 32

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Scientific name: Lactuca sativa L.
USDA symbol: LASA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Lettuce
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young, tender plants eaten as greens.

RECRD: 41149 id: 19389