Amaranthaceae Amaranthus retroflexus L.

Redroot Amaranth

Isleta - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Jones, Volney H., 1931, The Ethnobotany of the Isleta Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 21

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Scientific name: Amaranthus retroflexus L.
USDA symbol: AMRE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Redroot Amaranth
Family: Amaranthaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Isleta
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Fresh, tender, young leaves eaten as greens.

RECRD: 30573 id: 2805