Northern Bushcraft

Wild Licorice

  • rhizome is edible raw.
  • rhizome was traditionally roasted in coals, pounded to remove tough fibers from the center of the rhizome, and eaten.
  • grows near water in moist, well-drained sites in plains and foothills.
  • warning: large amounts consumed over time are toxic.
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