Ranunculaceae Ranunculus pallasii Schlecht.

Pallas' Buttercup

Eskimo, Alaska - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Anderson, J. P., 1939, Plants Used by the Eskimo of the Northern Bering Sea and Arctic Regions of Alaska, American Journal of Botany 26:714-16, page 715

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Scientific name: Ranunculus pallasii Schlecht.
USDA symbol: RAPA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pallas' Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Alaska
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Rootstocks used as food, but became bitter after leaves developed.

RECRD: 20016 id: 32697