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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Camassia quamash would enhance any light woodland scene
JAZZY CAMASSIAS Another of my favourite bulbs for naturalising is the much underrated Camassia quamash. It is a stunning vivid blue, with tall, bold flowers that will naturalise cheerfully in grass and is even happy in moist ground.
Wild hyacinth Camassia quamash, PS3.95 for 20 bulbs A bolt of blue for May and June, these grow well in rich, moist soil in sunny spots.