Lamiaceae Salvia columbariae Benth.


Mahuna - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 54

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Scientific name: Salvia columbariae Benth.
USDA symbol: SACOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Chia
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds winnowed, ground into a fine meal and made into porridge.

RECRD: 46822 id: 36394