Cymopterus fendleri, Cymopterus glomeratus, Cymopterus montanus.
Cymopterus fendleri A. Gray. Umbelliferae.
Texas and New Mexico. This plant emits, when in decoction, a peculiarly strong and pleasant odor. It is sometimes used as a stuffing for mutton.
Cymopterus glomeratus DC.
Western states of North America. The root is edible.
Cymopterus montanus Torr. & Gray. Gamote.
Western North America. This plant is called by the Mexicans gamote or camote. The root is spindle-shaped, parsnip-like but much softer, sweeter and more tender than the parsnip. This root is collected largely by the Mexicans and also by the Ute and Piute Indians.