Liliaceae Allium cepa L.

Garden Onion

Navajo - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 31

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Scientific name: Allium cepa L.
USDA symbol: ALCEC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Onions singed, to remove the strong taste, dried and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 2690 id: 2090