Valerianaceae Valerianella locusta (L.) Lat.

Lewiston Cornsalad

Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 30

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Scientific name: Valerianella locusta (L.) Lat.
USDA symbol: VALO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lewiston Cornsalad
Family: Valerianaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves cooked and eaten as greens.

RECRD: 9177 id: 42571