Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Montana Indian - Food, Staple

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 9

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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: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds ground into flour and made into bread.

RECRD: 10055 id: 9405