“Breadroot, the Prairie Turnip”

Indian Breadroot is kind of a big deal on the prairie landscape. Known to Lakota people as “Timsila,” the ‘prairie potato,’ and the ‘white apple,’ it blooms in May to June with tuberous roots that ripen by June. It is characterized by bluish-purple pea-shaped flowers clustered on hairy stems and stand 10-30 cm high. The edible root is similar to a potato with different starches and sugars.

It is still relatively common along tracts of undisturbed prairie, and was once cultivated as a substitute for potato in France during the Irish potato famine.

Original mixed media on raw stretched canvas with maple float frame.

Available at Dakota Fine Art Gallery in downtown Fargo, ND.

Dakota Fine Art
11 8th Street South
FARGO, North Dakota 58103
(701) 715-4616

Framed Size: 37x49x2(inches)

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