Asteraceae Chaenactis glabriuscula DC.

Yellow Chaenactis

Cahuilla - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 52

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Scientific name: Chaenactis glabriuscula DC.
USDA symbol: CHGLG2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Chaenactis
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Parched seeds ground into flour, mixed with other seeds and used to form a mush.

RECRD: 11330 id: 9022