- tuber is edible raw.
- tuber is best when gathered when tops begin to die.
- tuber can be dried for storage.
- tuber can be ground into flour.
- tuber is palatable and nutritous.
- tuber was traditionally an important food source.
- grows in open woodlands, praries and stream valleys.
- warning: consuming the plant may trigger a photosentive reaction in some people, due to the presence of furanocoumarins.