Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.
Cherokee - Food, Vegetable
Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 32
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Scientific name: Chenopodium album L.
USDA symbol: CHALA (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lambsquarters
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves mixed with other leaves, parboiled and cooked in grease until tender.
RECRD: 2130 id: 9378