Camassia quamash


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Related to Camassia quamash: Camassia scilloides, Camassia leichtlinii
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Noun1.Camassia quamash - plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapesCamassia quamash - plant having a large edible bulb and linear basal leaves and racemes of light to deep violet-blue star-shaped flowers on tall green scapes; western North America
Camassia, genus Camassia, genus Quamassia, Quamassia - genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
camas, camash, camass, camosh, quamash - any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
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The most popular species is Camassia esculenta, also tautologously known as Camassia quamash, which grows flower spikes to 80cm (32in) tall with blooms opening along the top 30cm (12in).