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Indigenous Plants & Native Uses in the Northeast

(Arisaema triphyllum)


Food: 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.

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