Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S.Watson

First published in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 376 (1885)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. British Columbia to Central California. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

British Columbia, California, Oregon, Washington

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Baker, J.G. (1877). Camassia esculenta var. leichtlinii. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 103: tab. 6287.
  • Fischer, U. (2006). Wer war Max Leichtlin (1831-1910)? Grüner Anz. 5.
  • Mathew, B. (2004). Camassia leichtlinii ‘Lady Eva Price’. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 205: 34-38.
  • Munz, P.A. (1959). A California Flora. University of California Press.
  • Phillips, R. & Rix, M. (1989). Bulbs. Pan/ Macmillan.
  • Turner, N.C. & Bell, M.A.M. (1971). The ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island. Econ. Bot. 25(1): 63-104.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010). The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.], California K000802746 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], USA K000802745 Yes
Suksdorf, W.N. [s.n.], Washington K000802744 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0