Brassicaceae Lepidium thurberi Woot.

Thurber's Pepperweed

Papago - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 24

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Scientific name: Lepidium thurberi Woot.
USDA symbol: LETH2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Thurber's Pepperweed
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Seeds basket winnowed, parched, sun dried, cooked, stored and used for food.

RECRD: 43514 id: 19937