Camassia quamash


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Related to Camassia quamash: Camassia scilloides, Camassia leichtlinii
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Synonyms for Camassia quamash

plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapes

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Mary and John open up their pasture to showcase not only the Kincaid's lupine, but other native wet and upland prairie plants that are found on the farm, including the mule ear (Wyethia angustifolia), camas (Camassia quamash), pale larkspur (Delphinium pavonaceum), and thin leaved peavine (Lathyrus holochlorus).
The most popular species is Camassia esculenta, also tautologously known as Camassia quamash, which grows flower spikes to 80cm (32in) tall with blooms opening along the top 30cm (12in).
The most significant of the edibles, camas (Camassia quamash), was eaten during the first of many friendly encounters with the Nez Perce along Idaho's Clearwater River.