Rafert, S. 1989, August 24-25
||Use - Food
||tuber eaten; "And the way they found out they were good to eat--originally; what the story goes--is that the wild turkey nebbed them up on the leaves in the early spring. And that little tiny potato; in finding what they were eating; they tasted em and found out that they were edible. It took a lot of em to sustain you; but they were edible; and good to eat raw. They taste much like eating a raw sweet potato. . . You find them in the woodlands. The first of all the flowering plants that grows in the woods is the turkey pea or the salt and pepper"