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Chlorogalum pomeridianum.

Botanical name:

Chlorogalum pomeridianum Kunth. Liliaceae. Amole. Soapplant. Wild Potato.

California. The egg-shaped bulb is one to three inches in diameter. Cooking eliminates all the acrid properties, rendering the bulb good, wholesome food.


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



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