Taxon  Report   11102 
Toxicoscordion fontanum  (Eastw.) Zomlefer & Judd
Marsh zigadenus

Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Toxicoscordion fontanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Genus: Toxicoscordion
Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.8 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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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
 Information about  Toxicoscordion fontanum  from other sources:
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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