Rosaceae Pyrus communis L.
Iroquois - Food, Sauce & Relish
Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 129
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Scientific name: Pyrus communis L.
USDA symbol: PYCO (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Pear
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Sauce & Relish
Notes: Dried fruit cakes soaked in warm water and cooked as a sauce or mixed with corn bread.
RECRD: 7923 id: 31826