Examples from the Web for quamash
The name is derived from Quamash, the Indian name for these plants.Field Book of Western Wild Flowers|Margaret Armstrong
Colter and Willard set out this morning on a hunting excurtion towards the quamash grounds beyond Collins's Creek.The Journals of Lewis and Clark|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
In early summer the best forage is on the warm hillsides where the quamash and the Indian turnip grow.The Biography of a Grizzly|Ernest Thompson Seton
Camas (quamash) is a bulbous root much used for food by the Indians of the Columbia.
The pale blue flowers of the quamash gave to the level country the appearance of a blue lake.First Across the Continent|Noah Brooks