Fabaceae Acacia greggii Gray

Catclaw Acacia

Seri - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Dawson, E. Yale, 1944, Some Ethnobotanical Notes on the Seri Indians, Desert Plant Life 9:133-138, page 136

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Scientific name: Acacia greggii Gray
USDA symbol: ACGRG3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catclaw Acacia
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Seri
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Beans ground into a meal, mixed with water or sea lion oil and eaten.

RECRD: 4981 id: 395