Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Paiute - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 70

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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: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Roots peeled and dried for winter use and boiled and eaten with salmon.

RECRD: 1433 id: 20048