Asteraceae Cirsium brevistylum Cronq.

Clustered Thistle

Saanich - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 81

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Scientific name: Cirsium brevistylum Cronq.
USDA symbol: CIBR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clustered Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Large taproots peeled and eaten raw or cooked.

RECRD: 47534 id: 9923