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Camassia leichtlinii
Common Name: Great Camas Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Camassia leichtlinii
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Elegant spires covered with masses of star-shaped purple-blue flowers with glittering yellow anthers. This is a larger species than C. quamash. Native from BC to southern California


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Meadows, prairies and hillsides that are moist, at least in early spring.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeYes    

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