Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium sp.


Havasupai - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 66

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Scientific name: Chenopodium sp.
Common names: Goosefoot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Seeds ground, kneaded into a thick paste, rolled into little balls, boiled and eaten as marbles.

RECRD: 7441 id: 9549