Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Sanpoil and Nespelem - Food, Porridge

Use documented by:
Ray, Verne F., 1932, The Sanpoil and Nespelem: Salishan Peoples of Northeastern Washington, University of Washington Publications in Anthropology, Vol. 5, page 100

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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: Sanpoil and Nespelem
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Porridge
Notes: Roots mixed with service berries, grease or fat added and boiled into a congealed mass.

RECRD: 40006 id: 20051