Amaranthaceae Amaranthus hybridus L.

Slim Amaranth

Havasupai - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 66

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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: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seeds parched, ground fine, boiled, thickened, made into balls and eaten as dumplings.

RECRD: 7436 id: 2757