Portulacaceae Lewisia rediviva Pursh

Oregon Bitterroot

Thompson, Upper (Lytton Band) - Other, Cash Crop

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 rediviva Pursh
USDA symbol: LERER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oregon Bitterroot
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson, Upper (Lytton Band)
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Cash Crop
Notes: Fleshy taproot traded to the Lower Thompson band.

RECRD: 41584 id: 20066