Amaranthaceae Amaranthus cruentus L.

Red Amaranth

Keresan - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
White, Leslie A, 1945, Notes on the Ethnobotany of the Keres, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Arts, Sciences and Letters 30:557-568, page 558

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Scientific name: Amaranthus cruentus L.
USDA symbol: AMCR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Amaranth
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Keresan
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves eaten as greens.

RECRD: 3079 id: 2742