Indigenous Plants

Indigenous Plants of Turtle Island 

Plants found only in Turtle Island are the foundation of international food cultures world-wide today.

Grains

Amaranth Corn Quinoa Wild Rice

Legumes

Black Beans Kidney Beans Navy Beans Scarlet Runner
Peanut Pinto Beans

Nightshade Vegetable and Fruit

Chili Peppers Green, Red and Yellow, Bell Peppers Potato
Tomato Tomatillo

Fruits

Acca Chokecherry Hylocereus  Strawberry
Ananas Concord Grape Papaya Soursop
Annona Cranberry Pawpaw Staghorn Suma
Asimina Dragonfruit Pineapple Stenocereus
Blackberry Gaylussacia Pitaya Sugar Apple
Blueberry Guva Plum Vaccinium
Carica Hawthorn Berry Prickly Pear Vasconcellea
Cherimoya Hog Plum Psidum Vitis
Cherry Huckleberry Raspberry

Nuts

Black Walnut Butternut Species of Acorns Pecan
Brazil Nut Cashew Peanut White Walnut

Additional 

Agave Cassava Maple Syrup Tobacco
Al-Muzen-Cab Honey Chayote Melipona Honey Vanilla
Apis Nearctica Honey Chia Pumpkin Yaupon
Artichoke Cocoa Sunflower
Avocado Jicama Sweet Potato