Portulacaceae Claytonia virginica L.

Virginia Springbeauty

Algonquin, Quebec - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Black, Meredith Jean, 1980, Algonquin Ethnobotany: An Interpretation of Aboriginal Adaptation in South Western Quebec, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series Number 65, page 84

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Scientific name: Claytonia virginica L.
USDA symbol: CLVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Quebec
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Corm cooked and eaten like potatoes.

RECRD: 10943 id: 10188