Taxon  Report   11105 
Toxicoscordion paniculatum  (Nutt.) Rydb.
Foothill deathcamas
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2015 John Doyen
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Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2012 Barry Breckling
Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Toxicoscordion paniculatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Toxicoscordion paniculatum
© 2006 James M. Andre
Sagebrush Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.6 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Zigadenus paniculatus
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TJM2: Zigadenus paniculatus
More information about  Toxicoscordion paniculatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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