Papaveraceae Romneya coulteri Harvey

Coulter's Matilija Poppy

Cahuilla - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 133

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Scientific name: Romneya coulteri Harvey
USDA symbol: ROCO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coulter's Matilija Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Watery substance in the stalk used as a beverage.

RECRD: 11749 id: 33828