Botany Photo of the Day Camassia cusickii

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Camassia cusickii, or Cusick’s camas, is native to mid-elevation hillsides (1000-2000m or to 6500 ft.) of northeastern Oregon and adjacent Idaho. Despite being native to the USA, it is more popular as a garden ornamental in Europe due in part to its light-blue flowers and robust habit. Unlike its coastal relatives to the west, like […]

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