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Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory.
Atlantic camas


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Camassia scilloides (Raf.) Cory.
Common Name:  
Atlantic camas
Myaamia Name:  
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Plant Database 2006 Description 

This archaeological record may also indicate Camassia angusta, prairie cama, which is found in the same range as C. scilloides, although less widespread.

Strezewski, M., McCullough, R., McCullough, D., Arnold, C., Wells, J. 2007 Use - Food 

A bulb fragment was recovered at an archaeological site at the late prehistoric (through 1791) Wea/French village near present day Prophetstown, Indiana.

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Occurs in praires and moist open woods, sometimes as an escape, in eastern and western Myaamia lands.

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