Chenopodiaceae Atriplex wrightii S. Wats.

Wright's Saltbush

Papago - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Castetter, Edward F. and Ruth M. Underhill, 1935, Ethnobiological Studies in the American Southwest II. The Ethnobiology of the Papago Indians, University of New Mexico Bulletin 4(3):1-84, page 15

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Scientific name: Atriplex wrightii S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ATWR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wright's Saltbush
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Papago
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Branches used as seasoning in cooking or in pit baking.

RECRD: 43436 id: 6738