Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Asparagaceae   (Asparagus Family)

Notes: Taxonomy follows APG III (http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/welcome.html).

Family Synonyms: (none)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Alex Harkness; last updated 8/6/2012 by David Giblin
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Asparagus officinalis L.   [FNA26, H&C] 2 asparagus
Brodiaea coronaria (Salisb.) Engl.   [JPM2, H&C] 2 harvest brodiaea, bluedick brodiaea
Brodiaea rosea (Greene) Baker ssp. rosea    [Draft Revised H&C] 1 Indian Valley brodiaea
Camassia cusickii S. Watson   [Draft Revised H&C; FNA] 0 Cusick's camas
Camassia leichtlinii (Baker) S. Watson ssp. suksdorfii (Greenm.) Gould   [FNA26] 3 large camas
Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene ssp. azurea (A. Heller) Gould   [FNA26] 3 prairie camas, blue camas
Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene ssp. breviflora Gould   [FNA26] 1 eastern camas
Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene ssp. maxima Gould   [FNA26] 2 dark camas, large camas
Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene ssp. quamash    [FNA26] 2 common camas
Dichelostemma congestum (Sm.) Kunth   [FNA26] 2 northern saitas, ookow
Hyacinthoides ×variabilis P.D. Sell   [Stace] 2 hybrid bluebell
Maianthemum dilatatum (A. W. Wood) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.   [FNA26, H&C] 5 may-lily, wild lily-of-the-valley, two-leaf false Solomon's-seal
Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie   [FNA26] 5 plumed Solomon's seal, plumed spikenard
Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link   [FNA26] 10 star-flowered Solomon's-seal
Muscari armeniacum Leichtlin ex Baker   [Stace, not in H&C] 1 garden grape-hyacinth
Muscari neglectum Guss. ex Ten.   [FNA26, not in H&C] 2 grape-hyacinth
Ornithogalum umbellatum L.   [FNA26] 0 nap-at-noon, sleepydick
Triteleia grandiflora Lindl. var. grandiflora    [Draft Revised H&C] 6 blue umber lily, blue-lily, large-flowered tritelia, Douglas' brodiaea
Triteleia grandiflora Lindl. var. howellii (S. Watson) Hoover   [Draft Revised H&C] 2
Triteleia hyacinthina (Lindl.) Greene   [FNA26, JPM] 3 fool's-onion, white brodiaea, wild hyacinth

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