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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 1, 2013 02:46 PM PDT

Description

Budding. Will bloom soon.
Rocky cliff site with shallow soil pockets. Moisture receiving.
With mosses. Danthonia spicata. Erythronium grandiflorum.

Sparse patches distributed in appropriate micro sites across cliff area.

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Observer

emj

Date

May 8, 2013

Description

Camas growing in small meadow by the side of Highway 6.
Death camas interspersed.

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Observer

kknapik

Date

May 9, 2013 10:03 AM PDT

Description

Lots of camas, incl. death camas. On class trip with Eva, Valerie and Brenda.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

kknapik

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

mhounjet

Date

April 23, 2013

Description

10-100 plants in various stages some in flower

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 23, 2012 12:54 PM PDT

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Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 10:53 AM PDT

Description

Pend d 'oreille.
Square stemmed not minty smelling. Some inundated. None yet in flower.

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What

Tobacco Brush (Ceanothus velutinus) Ceanothus velutinus

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 10:18 AM PDT

Description

Across from camas. No camas here
Too industrial

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What

Wild strawberry Fragaria vesca ssp. americana

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 11:33 AM PDT

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Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 11:30 AM PDT

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Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Near lovely butterfly

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What

Baldhip rose (Rosa gymnocarpa) Rosa gymnocarpa

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 11:35 AM PDT

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What

Striped Coralroot Corallorhiza striata

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 12:34 PM PDT

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What

Redstem ceanothus Ceanothus sanguineus

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 12:53 PM PDT

Description

No camas here

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Larkspur Genus Delphinium

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 01:15 PM PDT

Description

Sutherlands
Hab. Steep road cut ten m high. Glacial till. Mix of angular less angular. 30 degree slope. All at top of cut. Lots of exposed soil.

Buck brush red stem ceanothus. Ninebark. Choke cherry. Snowberry.
Oregon grape. Doug fir.
Lupiser. Tritgra. Spireae. Quack. Western wheatgrass. Poacan. Bromtec. Collar. Centbie. Apocand. Cinquefoil. Hawthorn.

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What

Morel Morchella esculenta

Observer

vjh

Date

May 25, 2012 02:48 PM PDT

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

July 25, 2012 09:41 AM PDT

Description

With artemisia dra. Lupiser elymtra. Blue bunch wheatgrass. Allicer lotuuni hespspa Riverbank with cobbles.

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What

Death camas Toxicoscordion venenosum

Observer

vjh

Date

September 6, 2012 10:44 AM PDT

Description

On antenna trail above montrose.
With Koeleria macrantha, Pseudoroegneria spicata, Syphoricarpus albus, Paxistima myrsinites, Linaria dalmatica, Rumex acetosella.

Shallow soil angular rock. Level.

Small number of standing dried stalks.

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What

Small camas. Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 17, 2012 09:05 AM PDT

Description

As farad I walked from last report.

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small camas (Camassia quamash) Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 12:55 PM PDT

Description

Counting Camas in hoops with SHHS.

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small camas (Camassia quamash) Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 26, 2012

Place

Kinnaird (Google, OSM)

Description

On the upper banks of Columbia River, between forest edge and open rocky/sandy bank below.

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No photos or sounds

What

small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

the past

Description

Report by Herb that it occurs at mouth of Blueberry Creek.

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 13, 2012 09:30 AM PDT

Description

South Slocan site

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 04:42 PM PDT

Description

Another great patch!

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 03:53 PM PDT

Place

Barry Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Inside horse pasture. Lvs not grazed. Another white one.

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What

Small camas Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 09:34 AM PDT

Description

Isolated individuals found here.

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What

small camas (Camassia quamash) Camassia quamash

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 03:29 PM PDT

Place

Gorkoff Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Horse pasture all grazed. Fenced. Extremely sparse camas, visible in distance.

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What

Camas

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 03:12 PM PDT

Place

Gorkoff Rd (Google, OSM)

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What

Camas

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 03:10 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Camas

Observer

vjh

Date

May 10, 2012 03:07 PM PDT

Description

Way 25

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About

The Kootenay Camas Project is a citizen-science initiative that seeks to focus attention on the ethnobotanical and natural importance of Camassia quamash (common camas) in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia.

Camas was an important part of First Nations' cultures who gathered, ate and traded it extensively. In addition, camas is a low-elevation species associated with moist ...more ↓

5314-mini kootenaywild created this project on March 16, 2012
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