Amaranthaceae Amaranthus blitoides S. Wats.

Mat Amaranth

Zuni - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 65

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Scientific name: Amaranthus blitoides S. Wats.
USDA symbol: AMBL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mat Amaranth
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seeds originally eaten raw, but later ground with black corn meal, made into balls and eaten.

RECRD: 32843 id: 2728