Amaranthaceae Amaranthus retroflexus L.

Redroot Amaranth

Tewa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Robbins, W.W., J.P. Harrington and B. Freire-Marreco, 1916, Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians, SI-BAE Bulletin #55, page 53

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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: Tewa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Boiled or fried and used for food.

RECRD: 41921 id: 2830