Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

How To Use The Descriptions For Further Research

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Primulaceae - Primrose Family

Shooting Star

Dodecatheon alpinum, D. alpinum ssp majus, D. conjugens,
D. hansenii, D. hendersonii, D. jeffreyi,
D. jeffreyi ssp pygmaeum, D. redolens, D. subalpinum

The roots and leaves of this species may be eaten roasted or boiled.

Dodecatheon hendersonii
CalFlora Record

Sierra Primrose

Primula suffrutescens

Leaves of related species edible raw or as a potherb.

Primula suffrutescens
CalFlora Record

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