Portulacaceae Claytonia lanceolata Pall. ex Pursh

Lanceleaf Springbeauty

Thompson - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 239

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Scientific name: Claytonia lanceolata Pall. ex Pursh
USDA symbol: CLLAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lanceleaf Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Corms buried fresh in underground caches and stored for winter use.

RECRD: 33123 id: 10138