Cyperaceae Scirpus nevadensis S. Wats.

Nevada Bulrush

Cheyenne - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 170

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Scientific name: Scirpus nevadensis S. Wats.
USDA symbol: SCNE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nevada Bulrush
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Peeled roots eaten raw.

RECRD: 1921 id: 37526