Solanaceae Lycium torreyi Gray


Navajo, Ramah - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 42

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Scientific name: Lycium torreyi Gray
USDA symbol: LYTO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Squawthorn
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Berries dried and boiled with clay, sugar or wild potatoes.

RECRD: 10592 id: 21470