Camassia howellii S.Watson
  • Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts
  • Howell camas


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Camassia howellii S.Watson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000762877. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

General Information

Bulbs sometimes clustered, ovoid, 1.5–3 cm diam. Leaves 4–7, 2–6 dm × 5–12 mm. Inflorescences 15–40 cm; sterile bracts 0, bracts subtending flowers shorter than or equaling pedicel. Flowers actinomorphic; tepals connivent over capsules after anthesis, deciduous as capsules develop, deep bluish violet, each 3- or 5-veined, 10–20 × 3–5 mm; anthers yellow, 2.5–3.5 mm; fruiting pedicel spreading, 15–25 mm. Capsules deciduous, shiny green, subglobose, 5–10 mm. Seeds 2–5 per locule. 2n = 30.

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    Other Local Names

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    Howell camas

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    Asparagaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    '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
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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