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Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. linearis Gould
AGAVACEAE (genus previously included in Liliaceae)
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 5 Sep 2007
Source of Report for California Kartesz & Meacham
Initial Editorial Comments listed as synonym of C quamash subsp. quamash in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Dale McNeal. see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. linearis Gould is to be treated as a synonym of Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. breviflora Gould.
Correspondence 2 11 Feb 2014 and 14 Feb 2014 e-mails from Bruce Baldwin (attachments) see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. linearis Gould is distinct from Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. breviflora Gould and therefore should be recognized, and that there is evidence of an as yet undescribed taxon near Tahoe City, California (as well as near Selma, OR).
Pending data Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. linearis Gould may become an accepted name instead of a synonym of Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. breviflora Gould
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary possible addition, for taxon recognized since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene subsp. breviflora Gould.
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 5 Sep 2007
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Camassia quamash
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Camassia

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