Asteraceae Balsamorhiza ?terebinthacea (Hook.) Nutt. (pro sp.) [deltoidea ? hookeri]


Paiute - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Kelly, Isabel T., 1932, Ethnography of the Surprise Valley Paiute, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 31(3):67-210, page 103

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Scientific name: Balsamorhiza ?terebinthacea (Hook.) Nutt. (pro sp.) [deltoidea ? hookeri]
USDA symbol: BATE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Balsamroot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Fresh roots roasted, ground and pounded or eaten raw.

RECRD: 44014 id: 6964