Fabaceae Astragalus sp.


Cahuilla - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 44

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Scientific name: Astragalus sp.
Common names: Vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Pounded seeds mixed with other foods and used as a spice.

RECRD: 11289 id: 6551