camassia

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English[edit]

Indian camas, Camassia quamash
Cusick's camas, Camassia cusickii
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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

camassia (plural camassias)

  1. Any of the genus Camassia of flowering plants, the camases.
    • 2007 August 23, Charles Elliott, “Organic Looks Easy, if You’ve Got a Royal Staff”, in New York Times[1]:
      Even the Wildflower Meadow needs replanting with 500 camassia bulbs a year, among other things.