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

Pigmy Bitterroot

Thompson - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 479

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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: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots used for food.

RECRD: 41582 id: 20015