Sweetflag

Acoru spp.

  • rhizome is edible raw.

  • rhizome can be made tender by prolonged boiling.

  • rhizome is best when peeled and cooked, either by boiling or roasting.

  • central core of young shoots is edible raw.

  • young spadix is edible raw.

  • plant is an effective insect repellent.

  • varieties in the Pacific Northwest include American sweetflag (Acorus americanus).

  • grows in marshes, quiet water, and wet, open areas.

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