Liliaceae Camassia sp.


Sanpoil and Nespelem - Food, Bread & Cake

Use documented by:
Ray, Verne F., 1932, The Sanpoil and Nespelem: Salishan Peoples of Northeastern Washington, University of Washington Publications in Anthropology, Vol. 5, page 99

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Scientific name: Camassia sp.
Common names: Camas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Sanpoil and Nespelem
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Bread & Cake
Notes: Raw or roasted root pulverized, formed into small cakes or balls and dried for storage.

RECRD: 40004 id: 7910