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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Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Toxicoscordion fontanum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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:
Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 29, 2014).

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