Fabaceae Apios americana Medik.


Huron - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Aller, Wilma F., 1954, Aboriginal Food Utilization of Vegetation by the Indians of the Great Lake Region As Recorded in the Jesuit Relations, Wisconsin Archeologist 35:59-73, page 63

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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: Huron
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Roots used with acorns during famine.

RECRD: 20906 id: 3693