Unique Plant, Yummy Tuber, Helps with Stress – Rattlesnake Root

Don’t be scared off by the name, it’s not gonna bite you.

This little tuber looks like the tail of a rattlesnake, hence the name. A more common name is Florida Wood Betony.

This plant is in the mint family.

above ground parts — read young plants and leaves — can be cooked like greens.

Green Deane has an imformative post on his website about Florida Betony 

Stachys Floridana is the scientific botanical name

betony root Bob Linde dig up tuber Stachys Floridana

 

Save

Save

Leave a Reply