Amaranthaceae Amaranthus hybridus L.

Slim Amaranth

Acoma - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 16

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Scientific name: Amaranthus hybridus L.
USDA symbol: AMHY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slim Amaranth
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Young plants boiled and dried for winter use.

RECRD: 40994 id: 2752