Quiz 7: Can you name this medicinal herb?
A new discovery for me whilst walking Captain Cootes’ at work the other day: the small, potato-like, underground tubers (corms) are edible (chestnut-like flavor) and were in fact consumed by the indigenous tribes in this area. Time-consuming to collect in quantity for a meal, but do-able. I haven’t eaten these yet as the only patch I found was amongst a group of Eastern Garter Snakes. Bonus points for Latin name!