Delicious flowers growing in your back yard are just waiting to be collected served up as part of a memorable summer meal.
Trout lilies—one of several delicious flowers in the lily family—spread across a field in the Rocky Mountains. INSET: It's best to dig up the bulbs of this flower in late spring.
PHOTO: FERRIS WEDDLE
LEFT: The familiar day lily (Hemerocallis fulva) provides tasty shoots, buds, and blossoms. RIGHT: Camassia scilloides often covers meadows with a luxurious carpet of blooms in the first days of summer.
The eastern camass (also know as wild hyacinth) has an edible corm root and delicate lavender flowers.