Saxifragaceae Saxifraga micranthidifolia (Haw.) Steud.

Lettuceleaf Saxifrage

Cherokee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 54

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Scientific name: Saxifraga micranthidifolia (Haw.) Steud.
USDA symbol: SAMI6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lettuceleaf Saxifrage
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Leaves used in salads or wilted in boiling water with bacon grease dripped on the top.

RECRD: 2220 id: 37329