breadroot


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Synonyms for breadroot

densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots

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Tubers are the more exotic of the underground vegetables and include manioc, jicarna, yam, kohlrabi, breadroot, and taro.
Students randomly selected twenty-five specimens each of five species (Shooting-Star, Dodecatheon meadia; Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium albidum; Nashville Breadroot, Pediomelum subacaulis; Nashville Mustard, Leavenworthia stylosa; and Star-Grass, Hypoxis hirsuta) from the cedar glades at Flat Rock, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.