Portulacaceae Lewisia pygmaea (Gray) B.L. Robins.

Pigmy Bitterroot

Blackfoot - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 34

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Scientific name: Lewisia pygmaea (Gray) B.L. Robins.
USDA symbol: LEPY2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pigmy Bitterroot
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Roots dried for future use.

RECRD: 60620 id: 20013