Taxon  Report   11107 
Toxicoscordion venenosum  (S. Watson) Rydb.
Meadow deathcamas
Toxicoscordion venenosum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Toxicoscordion venenosum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Toxicoscordion venenosum
© 2011 Barry Rice
Toxicoscordion venenosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Toxicoscordion venenosum
© 2001 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Toxicoscordion
Subspecies and Varieties:
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus
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More information about  Toxicoscordion venenosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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 20, 2018).

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