Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo lutea Willd.

American Lotus

Winnebago - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 79

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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: Winnebago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Hard, nut-like seeds cracked, freed from the shells and used with meat to make soup.

RECRD: 31303 id: 23620