Orchidaceae Piperia unalascensis (Spreng.) Rydb.

Alaska Rein Orchid

Pomo, Kashaya - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 62

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Scientific name: Piperia unalascensis (Spreng.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: PIUN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alaska Rein Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Baked bulbs eaten like baked potatoes.

RECRD: 857 id: 28321