Polygonaceae Polygonum bistortoides Pursh

American Bistort

Cheyenne - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 32

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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: Roots formerly used for food.

RECRD: 44727 id: 28915