Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Shuswap - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 61

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves boiled with butter, salt and pepper and used for greens.

RECRD: 1669 id: 9430