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Glacier Lily
Liliaceae
Erythronium grandiflorum


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Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb



Liliaceae Family

Erythronium Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Dogtooth Violet, Glacier Lily, Trout Lily, Adder's Tongue, Fawn Lily, Snow Lily


Location

Utah.


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Liliaceae
Liliales
Liliales
Monocots
Monocots
One First-Leaves (Monocots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

The roots have bulbs called "corms" that are edible. They taste like onions and are sweet when cooked. Eating too many may cause indigestion or burning. The leaves are also edible. The seed pods taste like string beans when cooked.



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010



Glacier Lily
Glacier Lily - April 18, 2010

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