Taxon  Report   9753    
Camassia leichtlinii  (Baker) S. Watson
Large camas
Camassia leichtlinii
© 2007 Jerry Murray
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Camassia leichtlinii
© 2007 Jerry Murray
Camassia leichtlinii
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Camassia leichtlinii, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Camassia leichtlinii
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Camassia
Subspecies and Varieties:
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 ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Camassia leichtlinii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).