Asteraceae Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walt.) DC.

Carolina Desertchicory

Kiowa - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 61

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Scientific name: Pyrrhopappus carolinianus (Walt.) DC.
USDA symbol: PYCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Desertchicory
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Autumn, sweet roots used for food.

RECRD: 0 id: 31815