Liliaceae Bloomeria crocea (Torr.) Coville

Common Goldenstars

Cahuilla - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Bean, Lowell John and Katherine Siva Saubel, 1972, Temalpakh (From the Earth); Cahuilla Indian Knowledge and Usage of Plants, Banning, CA. Malki Museum Press, page 47

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Scientific name: Bloomeria crocea (Torr.) Coville
USDA symbol: BLCRC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Goldenstars
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Corms eaten raw any time of the year.

RECRD: 11303 id: 7387