Polygonaceae Polygonum bistortoides Pursh

American Bistort

Blackfoot - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 33

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Scientific name: Polygonum bistortoides Pursh
USDA symbol: POBI6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Bistort
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Roots used in soups and stews.

RECRD: 60357 id: 28912