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redroot, pigweed

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Scientific Name:  
Common Name:  
redroot, pigweed
Myaamia Name:  
Harvest Seasons:  
Fall, Spring

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Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Gonella, M.P 2003-2006 Use - Food 

Seeds are gathered, ground and made into flour.

Gonella, M.P 2003-2006 Description 

This species is naturalized (occuring as a wild plant, but not originally native) in the U.S., often in open and disturbed areas in both eastern and western Myaamia lands.

Bush, L. L 1996 Use - Food 

The charred remains of Amaranthus sp. were found at a Myaamia village site in Fort Wayne, 1795-1812 (Ehler Site).

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