Poaceae Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern.

American Sloughgrass

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 15

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Scientific name: Beckmannia syzigachne (Steud.) Fern.
USDA symbol: BESY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Sloughgrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Used as sheep and horse feed.

RECRD: 10367 id: 7031