Edible bulb like base (corm) looses acridity when cooked. |
Medicine: Chippewa made a medicine to relieve sore eyes.
Technology: Bright red berries boiled for dye.
Note: Also called Indian turnip.
Return to Gathering Walk
Plant Bibliography and Books to Order On-line
Text and Graphics
© 1994 - Tara Prindle
unless otherwise cited.