Fabaceae Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.

American Vetch

Mendocino Indian - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 362

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Scientific name: Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd.
USDA symbol: VIAMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Stems baked or boiled and eaten as greens.

RECRD: 43305 id: 43190