Poaceae Zea mays L.


Menominee - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 66

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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: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Roasted popcorn pounded into a meal added to dried venison, maple sugar or wild rice or all three.

RECRD: 1116 id: 44450