Asteraceae Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng.

Wavyleaf Thistle

Montana Indian - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 10

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Scientific name: Cirsium undulatum (Nutt.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: CIUNU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wavyleaf Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young, summer stalks eaten like asparagus and greens.

RECRD: 10066 id: 10019