Solanaceae Solanum jamesii Torr.

Wild Potato

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 43

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Scientific name: Solanum jamesii Torr.
USDA symbol: SOJA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Potato
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Potato dug with a stick, halved, sun dried and stored in a pit for winter.

RECRD: 10594 id: 38301