Poaceae Zea mays L.


Delaware - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 55

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Scientific name: Zea mays L.
USDA symbol: ZEMAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Corn
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Ears sun dried, grains pounded into hominy grits and used for food.

RECRD: 42808 id: 44379