Chenopodiaceae Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr.


Pima - Food, Starvation Food

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1949, By the Prophet of the Earth, Sante Fe. San Vicente Foundation, page 71

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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: Pima
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Starvation Food
Notes: Seeds roasted and eaten during 'hard times.'

RECRD: 44869 id: 37173