Poaceae Zea mays L.


Ponca - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 67

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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: Ponca
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Ripe corn hulled with lye from ashes and used to make hominy.

RECRD: 31607 id: 44502