Fabaceae Sophora nuttalliana B.L. Turner

Silky Sophora

Acoma - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 33

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Scientific name: Sophora nuttalliana B.L. Turner
USDA symbol: SONU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Silky Sophora
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Acoma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Sweet roots chewed as a delicacy.

RECRD: 41161 id: 38520