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Camas Stewardship

Under Development.

Check back for guidelines about protecting camas meadows in the West Kootenay.

Camas in the news

Native Plant Propagation Guidelines: Camassia quamash (common camas).

Camas.  Camas serve double duty - with exceptional beauty and an exotic taste.

Protecting our natives:  Habitat loss and invading exotic species are threatening what remains of the native vegetation found in the Garry oak ecosystem.

Spring Lilies.  Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene.  Small camas. 
The cultivation, processing and trade of camas bulb is a prime example of how Indians used native plants to sustain themselves and for trade with others, including with the Lewis and Clark expedition...