Liliaceae Lilium columbianum hort. ex Baker

Columbian Lily

Thompson - Food, Spice

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 126

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Scientific name: Lilium columbianum hort. ex Baker
USDA symbol: LICO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Columbian Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Thick, scaly bulbs eaten mainly as a condiment or cooked with food to add a pepper like flavoring.

RECRD: 32273 id: 20284