Poaceae Leymus triticoides (Buckl.) Pilger

Beardless Wildrye

Kawaiisu - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 27

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Scientific name: Leymus triticoides (Buckl.) Pilger
USDA symbol: LETR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Beardless Wildrye
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds pounded in a bedrock mortar hole, cooked into a thick mush and eaten.

RECRD: 4209 id: 20120