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Mai Putitja and Irmangka-Irmangka

Bush Tucker and Bush Medicine

around Coober Pedy

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Malu-Munpunpa

 

Malu-Munpunpa

Erodium spp. Native Crow’s Foot

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Malu-Mumpunpa - Native Crow's Foot
Photo Gwen Crombie

This spreading, hairy herb has broad leaves and blue or pink flowers. The Native Crow’s Foot can be found in sandhill country. It is especially abundant after autumn or winter rains. It is a quick growing plant that is encouraged by drought and fire.

 

The tuber of this plant is roasted in coals before eating. As Native Crow’s Foot is common during droughts, the seeds are often used as food when other foods are scarce.

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