Tag Archives: Camas

The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain Status Update 04/10/2017 – 41 Species Identified

Cindy and I headed down to The Pocket today not only because I needed to get an update published, but because it was an absolutely beautiful day. And the flowers did not disappoint.

Bent White Trillium - Trillium Flexipes

Bent White Trillium – Trillium Flexipes are magnificent and aromatic right now. Hurry for the show!

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#NPOD: Wild Hyacinth #Nativeplants

Wild Hyacinth – Native Plant of the Day 04/10/2017
Photo from 04/09/2008. Location:  The Pocket, Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the  Camassia scilloides detail page.

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas - Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas – Camassia scilloides

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#Wildflowers at The Pocket – Update 04/21/2013

It’s been a very busy two weeks, but we made it down to The Pocket today; unfortunately only the boardwalk.  The spectacular show is definitely winding down, but there is still plenty to see.  Among the flowers now at peak are the Wild Hyacinth – Camassia scilloides.

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas - Camassia scilloides

Wild Hyacinth; Atlantic Camas – Camassia scilloides

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Small Camas – Camassia quamash – Added to USWildflowers Database

Small Camas, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/05/2011.) Scientific name is Camassia quamash.  It is also known by the common name Quamash.  Photo below was taken in Custer County, Idaho on June 13, 2010.   Go to the Small Camas Detail Page for more photos and information.

Small Camas, Quamash - Camassia quamash

Small Camas, Quamash - Camassia quamash