Polygonaceae Polygonum bistortoides Pursh

American Bistort

Cheyenne - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 173

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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: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fresh roots boiled with meat.

RECRD: 1939 id: 28914