Amaranthaceae Amaranthus albus L.

Prostrate Pigweed

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 25

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Scientific name: Amaranthus albus L.
USDA symbol: AMAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prostrate Pigweed
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Threshed seeds ground into flour.

RECRD: 10480 id: 2701