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Lomatium

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Lomatium (Biscuitroot)
Greasy Creek
March 27, 2009

Native uses: young green stems eaten raw; tea made of leaves, stems and flowers; roots eaten raw or dried and ground into a flour - add water, knead and dry in sun or bake into bread resembling the taste of a stale biscuit. According to Donald Kirk (see 'References'), cakes would be about 2 feet long and a foot wide with a hole in the middle for hanging on the saddle horn or hanging in the rafters.

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