Taxon  Report   1381 
Camassia quamash  (Pursh) E. Greene  ssp. breviflora  Gould
Small camas,  Smallflowered camas
Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
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Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
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Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
© 2011 Dan Shimmon
Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora, 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 ssp. breviflora
© 2008 John Dittes
Genus: Camassia
Parent Record Camassia quamash
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Camassia quamash var. breviflora
TJM2: Camassia quamash ssp. linearis
More information about  Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2018).

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