Liliaceae Lilium philadelphicum L.

Wood Lily

Meskwaki - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 262

View all documented uses for Lilium philadelphicum L.

Scientific name: Lilium philadelphicum L.
USDA symbol: LIPHP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wood Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Straight roots gathered for potatoes.

RECRD: 1258 id: 20308