Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Coeur d'Alene - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Teit, James A., 1928, The Salishan Tribes of the Western Plateaus, SI-BAE Annual Report #45, page 88

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Scientific name: Lewisia rediviva Pursh
USDA symbol: LERER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oregon Bitterroot
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Coeur d'Alene
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Roots used as a principle vegetable food.

RECRD: 44376 id: 20019