Boraginaceae Amsinckia lycopsoides Lehm.

Tarweed Fiddleneck

Mendocino Indian - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 382

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Scientific name: Amsinckia lycopsoides Lehm.
USDA symbol: AMLY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tarweed Fiddleneck
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fresh, juicy shoots formerly used for food.

RECRD: 43384 id: 3227