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Zigadenus micranthus  Eastw.  var. fontanus  (Eastw.) McNeal

(not an active name)

Fountain death camas,   Smallflower deathcamas
Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Parent: Zigadenus micranthus
Genus: Zigadenus
Family: Liliaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Toxicity: Do not eat any part of this plant.

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSToxicoscordion fontanum
PLANTSZigadenus fontanus
JEF + CNPSToxicoscordion fontanum
Information about  Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/19/2024).