Liliaceae Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f.

Smokey Mariposa

Paiute, Northern - Food, Soup

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 44

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Scientific name: Calochortus leichtlinii Hook. f.
USDA symbol: CALE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smokey Mariposa
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Soup
Notes: Roots dried and eaten or ground and cooked in soup.

RECRD: 8892 id: 7728