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Brodiea

(Brodiea pulchella)

Common on open slopes and mesas below 5,000 feet. Tohono O'odham and Akimel O'odham Indians ate the small bulbs in Arizona and Sonora. Early white settlers also ate them and called them grassnuts.

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