Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Montana Indian - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 46

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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: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots boiled or steamed and eaten plain, mixed with berries or added to meat or bone marrow.

RECRD: 45418 id: 20028