Fabaceae Apios americana Medik.


Mohegan - Food, Cooking Agent

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 83

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Cooking Agent
Notes: Dried roots ground into a flour and used for thickening stews.

RECRD: 42953 id: 3699