Polygonaceae Polygonum bistorta L.

Meadow Bistort

Eskimo, Inupiat - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 19

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Scientific name: Polygonum bistorta L.
USDA symbol: POBIB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Meadow Bistort
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves preserved in seal oil and eaten with any meat or eaten raw in salads.

RECRD: 11886 id: 28907