Poaceae Piptatherum miliaceum (L.) Coss.


Paiute - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Steward, Julian H., 1933, Ethnography of the Owens Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 33(3):233-250, page 244

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Scientific name: Piptatherum miliaceum (L.) Coss.
USDA symbol: PIMI3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smilograss
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Roasted and ground into flour.

RECRD: 7549 id: 28322