Fabaceae Apios americana Medik.


Delaware - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 59

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Scientific name: Apios americana Medik.
USDA symbol: APAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Groundnut
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots boiled and eaten as the cultivated potato.

RECRD: 42815 id: 3691