Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Kawaiisu - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 19

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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: Kawaiisu
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Upper leaves boiled, 'rinsed' in cold water and fried in grease and salt.

RECRD: 4183 id: 9396