Plains, John Wentzel
Food and Medicines - Ethnobotanicals. Perideridea montana [Yampa, Squawroot, Wild Caraway]. Tall jointed stalk with stems of long, narrow, grass-like leaves. Clusters of tiny white flowers turn into dark seeds. Bulbous root. USES: Roots, eaten raw or cooked, ground and made into cakes. Seeds, poultice for eyes and bruises. (Muriel Sweet) Seed, seasoning or parched and eaten in mush. (Donald Kirk). Collected, pressed and framed.
Pressed plants. Plant | wood | glass. D: 1 Inches.
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