Chenopodiaceae Atriplex powellii S. Wats.

Powell's Saltweed

Cochiti - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F., 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest I. Uncultivated Native Plants Used as Sources of Food, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(1):1-44, page 18

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Scientific name: Atriplex powellii S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ATPO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Powell's Saltweed
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cochiti
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young plants eaten as greens.

RECRD: 41012 id: 6707