Liliaceae Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh

Dogtooth Lily

Montana Indian - Food, Forage

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 24

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Scientific name: Erythronium grandiflorum Pursh
USDA symbol: ERGRG3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dogtooth Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Forage
Notes: Plants eaten by bears and ground squirrels.

RECRD: 45195 id: 14341