Poaceae Panicum hirticaule J. Presl

Mexican Panicgrass

Yuma - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 190

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Scientific name: Panicum hirticaule J. Presl
USDA symbol: PAHIH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Panicgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Yuma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds parched, winnowed and ground into flour.

RECRD: 40314 id: 25462