Portulacaceae Claytonia umbellata S. Wats.

Great Basin Springbeauty

Paiute, Northern - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 43

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Scientific name: Claytonia umbellata S. Wats.
USDA symbol: CLUM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Great Basin Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots roasted in the sand and eaten.

RECRD: 8884 id: 10187