This flower is the Utah State flower. It became that way because the 1st mormon settlers ate the bulb of this plant to ward off starvation.....thats why people here in Utah who eat the bulbs are called "bulb eaters". Happy Trails
"You cannot stay on the summit forever; you have to come down again. So why bother in the first place? Just this: What is above knows what is below, but what is below does not know what is above. One climbs, one sees. One descends, one sees no longer, but one has seen. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up. When one can no longer see, one can at least still know."