Passifloraceae Passiflora incarnata L.

Purple Passionflower

Cherokee - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 50

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Scientific name: Passiflora incarnata L.
USDA symbol: PAIN6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Passionflower
Family: Passifloraceae
Family (APG): Passifloraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Crushed fruit strained into a juice, mixed with flour or cornmeal to thicken and used as a beverage.

RECRD: 2202 id: 25577