Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Gentianaceae - Gentain Family

Green Gentain

Frasera speciosa

The large taproot is edible raw, roasted or boiled and is an excellent source of carbohydrates.

Frasera speciosa
No CalFlora Record


Menyanthes trifoliata

Herbage and rhizome bitter, but boiling the rhizome in several waters will make it palatable.

Menyanthes trifoliata
CalFlora Record

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