Asteraceae Cirsium edule Nutt.

Edible Thistle

Cheyenne - Food, Special Food

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 20

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Scientific name: Cirsium edule Nutt.
USDA symbol: CIED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Edible Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Special Food
Notes: Young stems eaten raw as a 'luxury food.'

RECRD: 44705 id: 9942