Fabaceae Medicago sativa L.


Navajo, Ramah - Food, Fodder

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 32

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Scientific name: Medicago sativa L.
USDA symbol: MESAS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alfalfa
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Plant cultivated, harvested, dried, stacked or stored in hogans and fed to livestock in winter.

RECRD: 10538 id: 22538