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cultivated onion

Entry Type:  
Scientific Name:  
Common Name:  
cultivated onion
Myaamia Name:  
Harvest Seasons:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Dry Prairie grasslands, Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding, Human-Disturbed Areas

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Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Use - Food 

In the traditional Myaamia story of Young Thunder, William Pecongah, he describes the crops he had growing on his 160 acres of reserve land in central Indiana: "There I planted corn, wheat, potatoes, peas, tobacco, beans, apple trees, pumpkins, watermelons, cucumbers, onions, hay, straw, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants, turnips, tomatoes, pawpaws, cherries, strawberries, plums, blackhaws, peaches, walnut trees, pecans, hickory nuts, barley and rye".

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Description 

Allium cepa is a cultivated species originally native to centeral Asia, but now cultivated worldwide, including throughout eastern and western Myaamia lands.

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