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Chocolate Lily

Fritillaria lanceolata


Fritillaria lanceolata is a perennial in the Liliaceae (Lily) family. It is known for its chocolate colored flowers.


This lily grows in moist open spaces like meadows, streambanks and even edges of salt marshes or shorelines. It is found from sea level up to subalpine areas.


The bulbs if Chocolate Lily were eaten by many Northwest Coast peoples.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on May 21, 2012

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