Butomus umbellatus – Famine Foods

Butomus umbellatus


China: roots eaten. Rootlets and rind are removed; root is washed and steamed. Root may also be sun- dried, after which root is baked, or made into a flour and steamed. Soviet Union (unspecified areas): root reported eaten.

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