Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions
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Umbelliferae - Carrot Family
The root may be eaten cooked and is perported to be beneficial in relieving gas and cramps. The young stems can be peeled and eaten raw or cooked. The hollow basal portion of the plant may be cut into small pieces, dried, and used as a salt substitute by cooking the piece with other food. The leaves may be dried, burned and the ashes used a a salt substitute, too.
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