Liliaceae Calochortus amabilis Purdy

Short Lily

Pomo, Kashaya - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 32

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Scientific name: Calochortus amabilis Purdy
USDA symbol: CAAM3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Short Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Baked or boiled bulbs eaten like baked or boiled potatoes.

RECRD: 787 id: 7701