Asclepiadaceae Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.

Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Miwok - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 159

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Scientific name: Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.
USDA symbol: ASFA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Whorled Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Miwok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Boiled greens used for food.

RECRD: 20100 id: 6120