Potentilla anserina – Famine Foods

Potentilla anserina


United States (Washington State, southern): bulb eaten by the Sinkaietk/Southern Okanagon people.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Sinkaietk/Southern Okanagon: cui'xui (possibly xilxel). English: Silverweed.
NB Although the original source (Cline et al) only gives the vernacular name, Based on that Turner has suggested this Linnean identification, observing although it does not have bulbs, “...it has rather fleshy roots, and I’ve seen where people have called roots bulbs and vice versa...”

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