Aletris (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Aletris (Sturtevant, 1919)
Aleurites


Aletris farinosa Linn.

Haemodoraceae. AGUE-ROOT. COLIC-ROOT. CROW-CORN. STAR GRASS. UNICORN-ROOT.

North America. This plant, says Masters, is one of the most intense bitters known, but, according to Rafinesque, the Indians eat its bulbs.