Onagraceae Oenothera fruticosa L.

Narrowleaf Eveningprimrose

Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 49

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Scientific name: Oenothera fruticosa L.
USDA symbol: OEFRF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Narrowleaf Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves parboiled, rinsed and cooked in hot grease as a potherb.

RECRD: 2197 id: 24318