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Scientific Name:Claytonia perfoliata
Common Name(s): miners lettuce
Parts Used: root
lodestone 20 May, 2014
It can be eaten as a leaf vegetable. Most commonly it is eaten raw in salads, but it is not quite as delicate as other lettuce. Sometimes it is boiled like spinach, which it resembles in taste. Miner's lettuce can sometimes accumulate toxic amounts of soluble oxalates.