Common Camas

Camassia quamash

Showy blue perennial flowers grow in terminal spikes of at least 5 flowers that are each 1-2″ long. Important food of Native Americans.


Plant Details

Habitat NotesMarshy meadows in coniferous forest
Mature Height12"-35"
Shade Preference
Soil Tolerance Moist; light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.
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