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Pediomelum esculentum (Large indian breadroot)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Pediomelum esculentum

Pediomelum esculentum (Pursh) Rydb.

Large Indian Breadroot, Indian Breadroot

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Psoralea esculenta

USDA Symbol: pees

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple


USA: AR , CO , IA , KS , LA , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NY , OK , SD , TX , WI , WY
Canada: MB , SK

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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pediomelum esculentum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pediomelum esculentum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pediomelum esculentum


Record Modified: 2009-02-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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