Asteraceae Lygodesmia grandiflora (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray

Largeflower Skeletonplant

Hopi - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A, 1940, Notes on a Collection of Plants from the Hopi Indian Region of Arizona Made by J. G. Owens in 1891, Botanical Museum Leaflets (Harvard University) 8(8):153-168, page 168

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Scientific name: Lygodesmia grandiflora (Nutt.) Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: LYGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Largeflower Skeletonplant
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Boiled with a certain kind of mush for flavor.

RECRD: 10730 id: 21543