Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Yavapai - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 258

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Scientific name: Rumex crispus L.
USDA symbol: RUCRC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Curly Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Yavapai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Upper stalk roasted during food shortage.

RECRD: 20620 id: 35350