Fabaceae Astragalus polaris Benth.

Polar Milkvetch

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Ager, Thomas A. and Lynn Price Ager, 1980, Ethnobotany of The Eskimos of Nelson Island, Alaska, Arctic Anthropology 27:26-48, page 36

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Scientific name: Astragalus polaris Benth.
USDA symbol: ASPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Polar Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Tiny peas eaten raw or cooked.

RECRD: 32798 id: 6536