Liliaceae Allium cernuum Roth

Nodding Onion

Shuswap - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 54

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Scientific name: Allium cernuum Roth
USDA symbol: ALCEC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nodding Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Shuswap
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Bulbs used to flavor dried salmon heated with dried bread on an open fire.

RECRD: 2112 id: 2163