camash


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Related to camash: Quamasia quamash
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Noun1.camash - any of several plants of the genus Camassiacamash - any of several plants of the genus Camassia; North and South America
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Camassia, genus Camassia, genus Quamassia, Quamassia - genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
Camassia quamash, common camas - 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 leichtlinii, Leichtlin's camas - camas found to the west of Cascade Mountains
Camassia scilloides, indigo squill, wild hyacinth - eastern camas; eastern and central North America
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They likewise come to it in the summer time to dig the camash root, of which it produces immense quantities.
On Saturday, Gary Dixon's team continued their improvement with an impressive eight-wicket home win over bottom team Warrington, whom they dismissed for 131, Gary Newhouse 6-24, Joe Camash 3-18.