Origin of camass
Examples from the Web for camas
The camas is a small round root, not unlike an onion in appearance.The Discovery of Yellowstone Park|Nathaniel Pitt Langford
They crossed the lake; turned and came back; crossed again and started back, Camas well in the lead.Blackfeet Tales of Glacier National Park|James Willard Schultz
A May snowstorm whitened the camas meadows and melted again.The Conquest|Eva Emery Dye
The sojourn on Camas Prairie lasted only about a month and the Lemhi people returned for the summer-fall salmon run.
When the salmon runs had ended, many of the Lemhi people went to Camas Prairie.