Eskimo Potato, Sweet Vetch (Hedysarum alpinum)

Anchorage, AK(Zone 4a)

Eskimo Potato, Sweet Vetch
Hedysarum alpinum

Eskimo Potato, Hedysarum alpinum, photographed on the Bering Sea beach, along the Nome to Council Hwy, Alaska, 6/30/2007. The name is a result of the roots being eaten, raw and cooked by natives.

Thumbnail by Grasmussen

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