Brassicaceae Thelypodium wrightii Gray

Wright's Thelypody

Zuni - Other, Fertilizer

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 85

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Scientific name: Thelypodium wrightii Gray
USDA symbol: THWRW (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wright's Thelypody
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fertilizer
Notes: Seeds crushed by women and planted with beans to ensure a proliferative crop.

RECRD: 32956 id: 39800