Asteraceae Carthamus tinctorius L.


Hopi - Food, Cooking Agent

Use documented by:
Whiting, Alfred F., 1939, Ethnobotany of the Hopi, Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin #15, page 95

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Scientific name: Carthamus tinctorius L.
USDA symbol: CATI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Safflower
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Hopi
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Cooking Agent
Notes: Flowers used to color wafer bread yellow.

RECRD: 41530 id: 8252