Poaceae Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) Gray

Sand Dropseed

Navajo - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 26

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Scientific name: Sporobolus cryptandrus (Torr.) Gray
USDA symbol: SPCR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sand Dropseed
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seeds ground to make dumplings, rolls, griddle cakes and tortillas.

RECRD: 2669 id: 38786