Chenopodiaceae Suaeda sp.

Sea Blite

Cahuilla - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 141

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Scientific name: Suaeda sp.
Common names: Sea Blite
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds ground into flour and used to make mush and cakes.

RECRD: 11818 id: 39026