[Camas: The Genus Camassia West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas

Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii

Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii)

Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii) - Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii) - Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii) - Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii)

Large camas as seen in vernally moist swales atop Upper Table Rock to the northwest of Medford, OR.........April 28, 2012.

Whithered tepals of large camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii - Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

A close-up of the whithering flower of large camas as seen in Kingston Prairie Nature Preserve to the southeast of Salem, OR.........June 2006. The tepals of this species tend to twist together over the ovary after blooming.

Large Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii - Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii) - Fruits of Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii)

Large camas going to fruit as seen (left) in Kingston Prairie Nature Preserve to the southeast of Salem, OR........June 2006. The photos at center and right shows large camas blooming at Lacamas Prairie NAP in southeastern Clark County, WA.......May 21, 2016.

Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

A close-up of the flowers of Suksdorf's large camas as seen at the webmaster's garden in Gresham, OR........April 25, 2005. This species has tepals that are generally all the same size and shape while common camas (Camassia quamash) has several irregular tepals.

Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii) - Habitat of Large Camas, Suksdorf's Large Camas, Leichtlin's Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii (Synonym: Camassia leichlinii var. suksdorfii)

What appears to be Suksdorf's large camas as seen in a vernally moist meadow at the Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Wayside to the southwest of Selma, Oregon.........April 29, 2012. Note the withering tepals which appear to twist and wrap around each other.

Large Camas: Camassia leichtlinii ssp. suksdorfii

White-flowered large camas as seen in Camassia Nature Preserve in West Linn, OR.

Paul Slichter