Amaranthaceae Amaranthus caudatus L.


Mohave - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 200

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Scientific name: Amaranthus caudatus L.
USDA symbol: AMCA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Love-lies-bleeding
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohave
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Plants cooked, rolled into a ball, baked and stored for future use.

RECRD: 40890 id: 2734