What is another word for bitterroot?

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[ bˈɪtɪɹˌuːt], [ bˈɪtɪɹˌuːt], [ b_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_ɹ_ˌuː_t]

Bitterroot, scientifically known as Lewisia rediviva, is a type of flowering plant found mostly in North America. Its name "bitterroot" originates from its bitter-tasting roots which the native American tribes used as medicine and food. However, this plant has various synonyms such as quamash, camas, Indian hyacinth, and wild hyacinth. The names vary according to different indigenous communities who valued this plant for its medicinal properties. Quamash and camas are also used to describe specific species of this plant. Its beautiful pink or white flowers bloom in early spring and attract pollinators like butterflies and bumblebees. Overall, bitterroot is a fascinating and essential plant in many North American ecosystems.

Related words: bitterroot flower, bitterroot seeds, bitterroot berries, bitterroot leaves, bitterroot buttercup

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    The bitterroot Mountains are located in eastern Montana, running north-south for approximately 125 miles. The range is composed of a series of high peaks, including the 14,259 ft. summit of Mount Bitterroot. The Bitterroot area is home to the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and is a popular tourist destination.

    The Bitterroot Mountains are a great place to hike and ski. The skiing is especially good on the slopes of Mount Bitterroot, which are rated some of the best in the United States.

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