Liliaceae Calochortus palmeri S. Wats.

Palmer's Mariposa Lily

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 50

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Scientific name: Calochortus palmeri S. Wats.
USDA symbol: CAPAP4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Palmer's Mariposa Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cahuilla
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Bulbs roasted in hot ash pits or steamed prior to eating.

RECRD: 11322 id: 7766