t'emo:sa (Wild Rhubarb)

Wild rhubarb, or western/yellow dock, can grow to two metres in height and shares the same reddish tinge as that of the garden variety of rhubarb. Unlike those of its garden counterpart, the leaves of the wild rhubarb are quite edible, and are sometimes treated in a similar manner to spinach. The red stems of wild rhubarb can be cooked in the same manner as those of garden rhubarb, mixed with other products to add sweetness to the flavour. Jams and various sweets are made with the sweetened product of wild rhubarb.

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