Taxon  Report   1381    
Camassia quamash  (Pursh) Greene  ssp. breviflora  Gould
Small camas,  Smallflowered camas
Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Camassia
Parent: Camassia quamash
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Camassia quamash ssp. linearis
PLANTS: Camassia quamash var. breviflora
More information about  Camassia quamash ssp. breviflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 05, 2020).