Fabaceae Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.

Blackeyed Pea

Cocopa, Maricopa, Mohave & Yuma - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Willis H. Bell, 1951, Yuman Indian Agriculture, Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, page 129

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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, Maricopa, Mohave & Yuma
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Ripe seeds parched, ground into flour and boiled with corn to make mush.

RECRD: 40286 id: 43236