Cyperaceae Carex sp.


Navajo, Kayenta - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 16

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Scientific name: Carex sp.
Common names: Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Seeds ground, cooked into a mush and eaten.

RECRD: 41988 id: 8114