The Columbia lily (Lilium columbianum) belongs to Liliaceae (the Lily family). It is a perennial herb that is native to western North America, from southern British Columbia in Canada south to northern California and east to Idaho and Nevada. This herb grows in open woods, and it can reach up to 1.2 m in height. The leaves are light green, lance-shaped, arranged in whorled at the lower stem and in scattered at the upper stem. The orange flowers with darker-spots bloom from June to September. The Native Americans had been used bulbs as a food source.