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Bryonia alba, Bryonia dioica.

Bryonia alba Linn. Cucurbitaceae. White Bryony.

West Mediterranean countries. Loudon says the young shoots are edible.

Bryonia dioica Jacq. Red Bryony. Wild Hop.

Europe and adjoining Asia. Loudon says the young shoots of red bryony are edible. Masters says that the plant has a fetid odor and possesses acrid, emetic and pungent properties.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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