Commelinaceae Tradescantia sp.


Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 75

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Scientific name: Tradescantia sp.
Common names: Spiderwort
Family: Commelinaceae
Family (APG): Commelinaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves relished as greens.

RECRD: 44576 id: 40509