Brassicaceae Brassica rapa var. rapa


Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1977, Cherokee Indian Use of Potherbs, Journal of Cherokee Studies 2(2):250-255, page 253

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Scientific name: Brassica rapa var. rapa
USDA symbol: BRRAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Birdrape
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves cooked with turnip greens, creaseys and sochan and eaten.

RECRD: 44562 id: 7524