Taxon  Report   1380 
Camassia quamash  (Pursh) E. Greene
Camas,  common camas
Camassia quamash , a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Camassia quamash
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
Camassia quamash
© Jo-Ann Ordano 2000 California Academy of Sciences
Camassia quamash
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: AGAVACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Camassia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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USDA PLANTS Profile (CAQU2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 15, 2014).

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