Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Cherokee - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1977, Cherokee Indian Use of Potherbs, Journal of Cherokee Studies 2(2):250-255, page 253

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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: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Young growth mixed with mustard leaves, morning glory leaves or potato leaves for flavoring.

RECRD: 44555 id: 9375