Ipomoea leptophylla – Famine Foods

Ipomoea leptophylla

Uses

Montana: “The Cheyennes, Arapahoes and Kiowas roast it for food when pressed by hunger, but it was by no means palatable or nutritious.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Torr.
Misc:
Its enormous size and depth in the ground make its extraction by the ordinary Indian implements a work of much difficulty. It is found only in the southeastern part of Montana.

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