Liliaceae Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene

Small Camas

Klamath - Food, Dried Food

Use documented by:
Coville, Frederick V., 1897, Notes On The Plants Used By The Klamath Indians Of Oregon., Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 5(2):87-110, page 93

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Scientific name: Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene
USDA symbol: CAQUQ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Small Camas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Klamath
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Dried Food
Notes: Bulbs stored for future use.

RECRD: 20388 id: 7862