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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

Bladderpod / 'epshash


Family: Cleomaceae

Genus/Species: Peritoma arborea

'Iipay Aa Name: 'epshash

Common English Name: Bladderpod

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

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County


Collector: Dane Montiel

Date Collected: March 7, 2019

Mounted: April 4 & 11, 2019

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