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Are these Lilies edible?

 
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I bought these lilies at a hardware store a few years ago.  They said "asian lilies" on the package. Are they likely edible?
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With leaves on the stem and spots on the flowers,
it looks like some kind of tiger lily.

I've always heard they are not edible,..
maybe toxic.
 
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https://www.ediblemanhattan.com/magazine/may-june-2012/if-you-cant-beat-em-eat-em/ wrote: ... Lilium lancifolium, an Asian lily with poisonous raw buds, poisonous spotted flowers ... and poisonous leaves.

 
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