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1. A bulbous plant (Camassia scilloides) in the lily family native to eastern North America, having a spike of white, blue, or violet flowers with bright yellow anthers.
2. Any of several plants having flowers resembling those of a hyacinth, especially of the genus Brodiaea.
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(Plants) another name for bluebell1
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any of several plants having flowers resembling those of a hyacinth, as the camass, Camassiascilloides, of the central U.S.
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|Noun||1.||wild hyacinth - sometimes placed in genus Scilla |
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
|2.||wild hyacinth - eastern camas; eastern and central North America|
Camassia, genus Camassia, genus Quamassia, Quamassia - genus of scapose herbs of North and South America having large edible bulbs
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