Calflora
Taxon  Report   9754    
Camassia leichtlinii  (Baker) S. Watson  ssp. suksdorfii  (Greenm.) Gould
Suksdorf's large camas
Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
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Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
© 2014 Barry Rice
Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Camassia leichtlinii var. suksdorfii
PLANTS: Camassia suksdorfii
ICPN: Camassia quamash ssp. quamash
More information about  Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CALES2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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