Taxon  Report   11102 
Toxicoscordion fontanum  (Eastw.) Zomlefer & Judd
marsh zigadenus
Toxicoscordion fontanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: 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]
Family: MELANTHIACEAE  
Genus: Toxicoscordion
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Zigadenus fontanus
TJM2: Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus
 Information about  Toxicoscordion fontanum  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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