Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.
Paiute - Food, Staple
Use documented by:
Kelly, Isabel T., 1932, Ethnography of the Surprise Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 31(3):67-210, page 98
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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: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Staple
Notes: Seeds parched, ground and eaten as meal.
RECRD: 43968 id: 9420