Chenopodiaceae Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.


Jemez - Other, Toys & Games

Use documented by:
Cook, Sarah Louise, 1930, The Ethnobotany of Jemez Indians., University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 27

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Scientific name: Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.
USDA symbol: SAVE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greasewood
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Jemez
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Toys & Games
Notes: Plant part kicked to see who kicked it the farthest, in racing games.

RECRD: 1898 id: 37152