Yellow bell (Fritillaria pudica (Pursh) Spreng) is a spring ephemeral flower found in the grasslands, sagebrush desert, to mixed Ponderosa Pine/conifier forest communities in the inland areas British Columbia and Alberta to Northern California, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. It is a member of the Lily Family (Liliaceae). In Washington State, it is found in every county east of the Cascades except Adams County.
Its yellow bell-shaped flowers are usually solitary (rarely double or triple) and the tepals (petals/sepals) are from 0.5 to 1 inch long. The stem has one or two leaves.
The bulb is edible. (Photos taken in Spokane, Washington.)