Calflora
Taxon  Report   11105    
Toxicoscordion paniculatum  (Nutt.) Rydb.
Foothill deathcamas
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2006 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2012 Barry Breckling
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Toxicoscordion paniculatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub

Toxicity: MAJOR

Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Zigadenus paniculatus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Zigadenus paniculatus
More information about  Toxicoscordion paniculatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ZIPA2)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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