Liliaceae Fritillaria affinis var. affinis


Thompson - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 125

View all documented uses for Fritillaria affinis var. affinis

Scientific name: Fritillaria affinis var. affinis
USDA symbol: FRAFA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Riceroot
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Roots steam cooked with a little water and put in puddings or pit cooked and used for food.

RECRD: 32269 id: 15349