Brassicaceae Cardamine maxima (Nutt.) Wood

Large Toothwort

Menominee - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 65

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Scientific name: Cardamine maxima (Nutt.) Wood
USDA symbol: CAMA36 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Large Toothwort
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Roots fermented for four or five days to sweeten and cooked with corn.

RECRD: 1104 id: 8048