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Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S. Watson ssp. suksdorfii (Greenm.) Gould

Suksdorf's Large Camas

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Camassia leichtlinii var. suksdorfii, Camassia suksdorfii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 4 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 2 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CA , NV , OR , WA
Canada: BC

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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