Camassia angusta (Engelm. & A.Gray) Blank.
  • Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard.
  • Prairie camas


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Camassia angusta (Engelm. & A.Gray) Blank. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000762867. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

General Information

Bulbs sometimes clustered, globose, 1–3 cm diam. Leaves 3–11, 2–6 dm × 5–20 mm. Inflorescences 27–87 cm; sterile bracts 3–19(–28), bracts subtending flowers shorter than or equaling pedicel. Flowers actinomorphic; tepals withering separately, sometimes connivent over capsules, light blue to lavender, each 3- or 5-veined, 6–10 × 2.2–3.6 mm; anthers bright yellow, 1.5–2 mm; fruiting pedicel incurving-erect, 6–12 mm. Capsules deciduous, pale green to light brown, ovoid-ellipsoid, 6–10 mm. Seeds 2–5 per locule. 2n = 30.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Prairie camas

     Information From

    Asparagaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).