Fabaceae Astragalus canadensis L.

Canadian Milkvetch

Blackfoot - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 39

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Scientific name: Astragalus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: ASCAC6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots eaten raw or boiled.

RECRD: 60666 id: 6464