Portulacaceae Portulaca oleracea L.

Little Hogweed

Acoma - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 43

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Scientific name: Portulaca oleracea L.
USDA symbol: POOL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Little Hogweed
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Plants cooked with meat and eaten like spinach.

RECRD: 41233 id: 29761