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Camassia leichtlinii

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 36631

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Camassia leichtlinii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:3 -40° to -30°F   (-40° to -34.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: deep BLUE-PURPLE, stellate, in spikes, frag.
Fruit: (few WHITE, with BLUE stripes on outside of petals, subalpine)
Foliage: strap-shaped (strat. 8 weeks, germ. cool, 5-14 weeks, grow cool)
Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
Camassia leichtlinii seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Camassia leichtlinii:
Chlorogalum leichtlinii, Quamasia leichtlinii, 

Common names for Camassia leichtlinii:

(folk: bulbs eaten raw or cooked),  Great Camas,  Greater Camas,  Leichtlin's Camas, 


Camassia leichtlinii is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
76:   Californian Native Plant Seed List
83:   Vegetable Seed List
88:   Natives of U.S.North West
97:   Canadian Natives Western and British Colombia
204:  Agavaceae
464:  Liliaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.


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Germination guide for Camassia leichtlinii

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Camassia leichtlinii seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Camassia leichtlinii seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15°C.


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