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Plant Details

Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth, Quamash Lily, Eastern Camas Lily

Scientific Name:

Camassia scilloides

Common Name:

Wild Hyacinth, Quamash Lily, Eastern Camas Lily

Plant Family

Agavaceae (Agave Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Blue

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Moist forests, over circumneutral soils, in GA, VA, and WV on limestone, in NC on slopes and natural levees along the Roanoke River, in SC over gabbro.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Habitat

April 2007

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Riddick Ricks

Plant

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Riddick Ricks

Blooms

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Riddick Ricks

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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