Northern Bushcraft

Yellow Glacier-lily

  • bulbs are edible raw.
  • bulbs are best after long slow cooking, which turns them chocolate brown.
  • bulbs can be dried for storage after cooking.
  • dried bulbs are soaked and then boiled or steamed.
  • leaves are edible raw.
  • fresh greed seed pods can be cooked, taste like string beans.
  • grows in moist areas with rich soil in montane, subalpine, and alpine regions.
  • warning: bulbs can cause burning sensation, too many can cause vomiting.
  • warning: do not confuse with poisonous members of the lily family.
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