Calflora
Taxon  Report   11102 
Toxicoscordion fontanum  (Eastw.) Zomlefer & Judd
Marsh zigadenus
Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2003 Sharon Salisbury
Toxicoscordion fontanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Communities:
Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.8 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Zigadenus fontanus
TJM2 + CNPS: Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus
More information about  Toxicoscordion fontanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2017).

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