Bigelow's Nolina Close-up
Bigelow's nolina in full bloom in Southern Califonia's Mojave Desert. Historically the stalks of this unusual member of the lily family were an important food source for the Coahuila Indians, who ate them after being roasted over a fire pit.
- © 2013
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- Contained in galleries
- Liliaceae (Lilies), White Wildflowers