Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Alaska Native - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Heller, Christine A., 1953, Edible and Poisonous Plants of Alaska, University of Alaska, page 21

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Scientific name: Chenopodium album L.
USDA symbol: CHALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lambsquarters
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Alaska Native
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Young, tender leaves and stems used as a substitute for spinach or other greens.

RECRD: 6863 id: 9369