Northern Bushcraft

Mariposa-lily

  • bulbs are edible raw.
  • bulbs are best when cooked.
  • bulbs can be dried for storage.
  • dried bulbs can be boiled for soups or ground into flour.
  • the variety in British Columbia is Three-spotted mariposa lily (Calochortus apiculatus).
  • grows in foothill and montane regions.
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