Fabaceae Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.

Blackeyed Pea

Cocopa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1933, The Cocopa, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 31:263-270, page 264

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Scientific name: Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.
USDA symbol: VIUN (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blackeyed Pea
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cocopa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Whole pods boiled, strings removed and used for food; very hungry people ate strings.

RECRD: 20689 id: 43235