Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions
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Pyrolaceae - Wintergreen Family
Chimaphila menziesii, C. umbellata var. occidentalis
The roots and leaves can be boiled and the resulting liquid when cooled is a refreshing cold drink.
Stalks are edible when cooked like asparagus; however this plant is rare and is protected by law.
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