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Plant    Species Name:
Pediomelum esculentum (Pursh) Rydb.
syn. Psoralea esculenta Pursh

Common Name:
large Indian breadroot


Calumet Bluff, Nebraska   August 31, 1804

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Pediomelum esculentum (PH-LC 158).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

Journal Entries:

The Corps was on the Missouri just beyond the Milk River when these entries were written.
Capt. Lewis, May 8, 1805--The white ...  more>>

See following caption
collected by F. Clements 2526, Ponca, Nebraska, 13 June 1893

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