Definition of Pomme de prairie
1. Noun. Densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Psoralea, Psoralea
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Literary usage of Pomme de prairie
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1. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"Pomme de Prairie. Pomme de Terre. Common southwestward ; extending east to the rising ground east of lied river prairie, Daw*on, the Roseau river, ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... Missouri, and other parts of North-west America, where its tuberous roots, known as Indian or Prairie turnips i Pomme Blanche or Pomme de Prairie), ..."
3. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"PSORALEA ESCULENTA Pursh. Pomme Blanche. Pomme de Prairie. Prairie Turnip. Indian Bread-root. Evenly distributed throughout the prairie sod of the state. ..."
4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"... Bread root: Nat, Order, Coro- naria-; Pomme de Prairie and Pomme blanche of the Canadians, Prairie turnip of the hunters and trappers of the West — is ..."
5. Notes on the Northwest, Or Valley of the Upper Mississippi by Wm J A Bradford (1846)
"... cuspidata, lanceolata,— called by the Canadians pomme de prairie, pomme blanche, and pomme de terre. Milk vetch, many varieties. Lupin. Redbud. ..."
6. North-west Territory: Reports of Progress : Together with a Preliminary and by Henry Youle Hind (1859)
"The French half-breeds call it the pomme de prairie. The Sioux, Tip-si-nah. It is an important article of food in these regions. ..."
7. Useful wild plants of the United States and Canada by Charles Francis Saunders (1920)
"Indian Bread-root of the American pioneers, known lo them also as Prairie Turnip and Prairie Potato, and /to the French Canadians as pomme de prairie and ..."
8. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
""Pomme blanche" the French for white potato, and "pomme de prairie" are self explantory. ..."