Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S.Watson
  • Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts
  • Leichtlin camas


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S.Watson. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000762879. Accessed on: 20 Oct 2020'

General Information

Bulbs usually solitary, ovoid, 1.5–3 cm diam. Leaves 3–9, 2–6 dm × 5–25 mm. Inflorescences 20–130 cm; sterile bracts 0, bracts subtending flowers usually shorter than pedicel. Flowers actinomorphic; tepals strongly connivent over capsules after anthesis, deciduous as capsules develop, bluish violet to bright blue or creamy white, each 5-, 7-, or 9-veined, 20–40 × 4–10 mm; anthers yellow, 4–7 mm; fruiting pedicel spreading-erect, 15–50 mm. Capsules often deciduous from pedicel, dull green, ovoid to ellipsoid, 10–25 × 6–12 mm. Seeds 6–12 per locule. 2n = 30.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Leichtlin camas

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    Asparagaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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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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