Fabaceae Phaseolus lunatus L.

Sieva Bean

Iroquois - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 103

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Scientific name: Phaseolus lunatus L.
USDA symbol: PHLU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sieva Bean
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Seeds cooked 'like potatoes' and mashed or pounded.

RECRD: 7644 id: 26324