Museum of Northern Arizona
(MNA)
Catalog #: WACA 2537
Occurrence ID (GUID): a0d76fc7-c8f8-4d91-8a3f-1c2057c756a8
Taxon: Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Determiner: KEARNEY, T.H. (1951)
ID Remarks: fourwing saltbush
Collector: SPANGLE, PAUL F.   s.n.   
Date: 1951-10-07
Locality: United States, Arizona, COCONINO, BELOW SADDLE ON ISLAND TRAIL
Elevation: meters Verbatim Elevation: 6400
Description: VERY ABUNDANT SHRUB. GOOD BROWSE. INDIANS MADE MEAL FROM THE PARCHED SEEDS, AND PINOLE MIXED WITH WATER WAS DRUNK. THE LEAVES AND SHOOTS ARE USED FOR GREENS BY THE HOPI,USUALLY MIXED WITH MEAT. HOPIS ALSO USE THE ASHES IN LIEU OF BAKING POWDER.
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Record ID: a0d76fc7-c8f8-4d91-8a3f-1c2057c756a8
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Kirstin Olmon Phillips (kphillips@musnaz.org)
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