Camassia Bulbs

Diane Whitehead
Sun, 09 Feb 2003 22:44:03 PST
I've checked a couple of books - the new Bulbs of North America, and 
Plants of Coastal British Columbia including Washington, Oregon & 
Alaska, by Pojar and MacKinnon that describes in detail how the bulbs 
were cooked, and there is no mention of any difference.  They are 
apparently just your everyday generic 'bulb', not even 
distinguishable from death camas (zygadenus) except when flowering.

(an aside: Zygadenus is spelled Zigadenus in the U.S. book.  Why is that?)

Diane Whitehead

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