Amaranthaceae Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.


Yuma - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 189

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Scientific name: Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.
USDA symbol: AMPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carelessweed
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Yuma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds parched and ground into meal.

RECRD: 40311 id: 2789