Solanaceae Lycium fremontii Gray

Fremont's Desertthorn

Yuma - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 204

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Scientific name: Lycium fremontii Gray
USDA symbol: LYFR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fremont's Desertthorn
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Yuma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Berries washed, boiled, strained, mashed and wheat added to make mush.

RECRD: 40377 id: 21423