Camassia quamash

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Related to Camassia esculenta: Camassia quamash, common camas, Small Camas
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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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This week's online offer is for 25 Camassia esculenta for just pounds 2.45 - that's half price.
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).