Fabaceae Apios americana Medik.


Menominee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 68

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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: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Roots cooked with maple sugar and superior to candied yams.

RECRD: 1124 id: 3695