Montana Outdoors

May 8, 2018

Yellow Glacier Lily

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , , — montucky @ 1:21 pm

Glacier lily, Avalanche Lily

Glacier lily, Avalanche Lily

Glacier lily, Avalanche Lily

Glacier lily, Avalanche Lily

Yellow Glacier Lily, Yellow Avalanche Lily ~ erythronium grandiflorum

These are early spring flowers so they have been blooming for awhile. In fact they are through blooming in most of the lower elevations, but they are in peak bloom now higher up (above 3,000 feet). Their bulbs were an important food item for some of the indigenous people in this region.

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