Wildflowers - Breadroot Scurfpea

Breadroot Scurfpea, Indian Breadroot, Indian turnip, Prairie Turnip, Prairie Potato - Psoralea esculenta, Pediomelum esculentum

Breadroot Scurfpea, Indian Breadroot, Indian Turnip, Prairie Turnip, Prairie Potato - Psoralea esculenta, Pediomelum esculentum

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Breadroot Scurfpea was the most important vegetable in the diets of Northern Plains tribes. The Dakota and Lakota called it "tipsin."

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