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Title:                     Bladderpod

Family:                 Cleomaceae

Genus/Species:  Peritoma arborea 

 

Traditional Uses:   

Dried pods can be ground into a food seasoning; flowers can be cooked and eaten (must be boiled and rinsed to remove bitterness .

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County, April 14, 2016

Collector:            Yessenia Gonzalez—Bilbrey