Polygala tenuifolia – Famine Foods

Polygala tenuifolia

Uses

China: leaves, shoots and roots eaten. The roots are boiled in several changes of water. The core is removed, and the root is boiled again in fresh water before eating. The core is deleterious.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Willd.
Misc:
As for Polygala japonica, Houtt. 

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