Fabaceae Parkinsonia microphylla Torr.

Yellow Paloverde

Mohave - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 187

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Scientific name: Parkinsonia microphylla Torr.
USDA symbol: PAMI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Paloverde
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohave
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Seeds parched until almost burned and eaten as a famine food.

RECRD: 40334 id: 25498