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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

Bladderpod - Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County


  • Family: Cleomaceae

  • Genus/Species: Peritoma arborea

  • 'Iipay Aa Name: 'epshash

  • Common English Name: Bladderpod

  • Traditional Uses: flowers can be cooked and eaten (must be boiled and rinsed to remove bitterness)

  • Collector: Kathleen Aguilar

  • Date Collected: March 27, 2017

  • Mounted: April 28th and May 1st, 2017

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