Liliaceae Allium validum S. Wats.

Pacific Onion

Cahuilla - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 37

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Scientific name: Allium validum S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ALVA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Bulbs used as a flavoring ingredient for other foods.

RECRD: 11212 id: 2305