Liliaceae Calochortus sp.

Mariposa Lily

Montana Indian - Food, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 8

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Scientific name: Calochortus sp.
Common names: Mariposa Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Bulbs dug and eaten for the pleasant flavor.

RECRD: 10047 id: 7771