Liliaceae Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory

Atlantic Camas

Montana Indian - Food, Winter Use Food

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 9

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Scientific name: Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory
USDA symbol: CASC5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Atlantic Camas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Montana Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Winter Use Food
Notes: Bulbs baked in the ground by hot stones and dried for winter use.

RECRD: 10048 id: 7902