camass , camas
1 (Also called)
quamash any of several North American plants of the liliaceous genus Camassia, esp. C. quamash, which has a cluster of blue or white flowers and a sweet edible bulb
death camass any liliaceous plant of the genus Zygadenus (or Zigadenus), of the western U.S., that is poisonous to livestock, esp. sheep (C19: from Chinook Jargon kamass, from Nootka chamas sweet)
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