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Camassia scilloides
Eastern Camass; Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camass

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DERIVATION
Camassia - From the Native American words Camas and quamash for sweet, in reference to the importance of this plant as a food source
scilloides - resembles plants in the Scilla genus
FAMILY Asparagaceae (Asparagus Family)  Other Plants in the Asparagus Family
HABIT Geophyte | Herbaceous
RANGE E Canada, E & C United States
FLOWERS White; purple (Variable; light purple/blue, variable)
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Rich loamy
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun | Partial shade
FAMILY ASPARAGACEAE  Other Plants in the Asparagus Family
COMMON NAME(S) Eastern Camass | Wild Hyacinth | Atlantic Camass
Location Map for Camassia scilloides (Eastern Camass; Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camass)
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Individual Location for Camassia scilloides:
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Accession
Number
Year Location
930347*1 1993 Rock Alpine Garden

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Camassia scilloides has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Flowering by Week 1 to 52
2006 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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