Brassicaceae Lepidium virginicum L.

Virginia Pepperweed

Cherokee - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1977, Cherokee Indian Use of Potherbs, Journal of Cherokee Studies 2(2):250-255, page 252

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Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum L.
USDA symbol: LEVIV2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Pepperweed
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Young plants boiled, fried and eaten.

RECRD: 44546 id: 19942