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Camassia quamash, Common Camas, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plants, Sparrowhawk Native Plants
Camassia quamash, Common Camas, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plants, Sparrowhawk Native Plants
Camassia quamash, Common Camas, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plants, Sparrowhawk Native Plants
Camassia quamash, Common Camas, Pacific Northwest Native Plants, Oregon Native Plants, Sparrowhawk Native Plants

Common Camas

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Camassia quamash

  • Size at maturity: 30" tall, 6-12" wide
  • Canopy layer: groundcover
  • Light requirements: full sun, part sun / part shade
  • Moisture requirements: wet to dry soil
  • Special features: edible, supports hummingbirds

Purple flowers in spring; great for rain gardens; needs dry summer soil.

 

Photo Credit 1: "Indian Camus.jpg" by docoverachiever is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Photo Credit 2: "Faded Blue Camas" by Dawn Endico is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

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Photo Credit 4: "Camas" by born1945 is licensed under CC BY 2.0