Brassicaceae Brassica rapa var. rapa


Mendocino Indian - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 352

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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: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young leaves eaten as greens in imitation of the first white settlers who first ate them.

RECRD: 43240 id: 7525