Liliaceae Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory

Atlantic Camas

Comanche - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 520

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Scientific name: Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory
USDA symbol: CASC5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Atlantic Camas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Raw roots used for food.

RECRD: 21140 id: 7897