Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions
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Gentianaceae - Gentain Family
The large taproot is edible raw, roasted or boiled and is an excellent source of carbohydrates.
No CalFlora Record
Herbage and rhizome bitter, but boiling the rhizome in several waters will make it palatable.
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