Calflora
Taxon  Report   8388    
Zigadenus venenosus  S. Watson  var. venenosus 

(not an active name)

Death camas,   Meadow deathcamas
Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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
Family: Liliaceae  
Genus: Zigadenus
Parent: Zigadenus venenosus

Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNToxicoscordion arenicola
PLANTSToxicoscordion venenosum
More information about  Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/05/2021).