Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions
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Saxifragaceae - Saxifrage Family
Heuchera micrantha var. erubescens, H. rubescens
The spring leaves are edible boiled or steamed. The root eaten raw will usually cure diarrhea.
Indian Rhubarb - Umbrella Plant
Peltiphyllum peltatum/Darmera Peltata
The fleshy leafstalks may be peeled and eaten as is or put into a salad. Cooking destroys some of the flavor.
Ribes amarum, R. cereum, R. divaricatum var. inerme,
R. inebrians, R. lasianthum, R. montigenum,
R. nevadense, R. roezlii, R. tularense,
R. velutinum, R. viscosissimum
The berries of all species are edible raw, cooked or dried.
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