Asteraceae Pectis angustifolia Torr.

Narrowleaf Pectis

Acoma - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 38

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Scientific name: Pectis angustifolia Torr.
USDA symbol: PEANA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Narrowleaf Pectis
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Used as seasoning to counteract the taste of tainted meat.

RECRD: 41207 id: 25607