Red-Root Yampa (Perideridia erythrorhiza)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 3-6 feet (1-2 meters)
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Tuber
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Endangered: Population declining; found in Oregon - Klamath Mountains on either side of Cascade Range

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