Lysichiton americanum – Famine Foods

Lysichiton americanum


United States (western and southwestern Washington State): rhizomes eaten by the Quileute and Kathlamet peoples.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Hultén & H. St. John
English [Western]: Skunk cabbage
Plant is toxic containing calcium oxalate crystals.

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