Asteraceae Liatris punctata var. punctata

Dotted Gayfeather

Kiowa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 61

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Scientific name: Liatris punctata var. punctata
USDA symbol: LIPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dotted Gayfeather
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Springtime, sweet roots baked over a fire and eaten.

RECRD: 10925 id: 20147