Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo lutea Willd.

American Lotus

Omaha - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Fletcher, Alice C. and Francis La Flesche, 1911, The Omaha Tribe, SI-BAE Annual Report #27, page 341

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Scientific name: Nelumbo lutea Willd.
USDA symbol: NELU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Lotus
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Family (APG): Nelumbonaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Roots boiled and eaten as vegetables.

RECRD: 8626 id: 23610