Taxon  Report   11101    
Toxicoscordion exaltatum  (Eastw.) A. Heller
Giant death camas
Toxicoscordion exaltatum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Toxicoscordion exaltatum
© 2010 Belinda Lo
Toxicoscordion exaltatum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Toxicoscordion exaltatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Toxicoscordion exaltatum
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Zigadenus exaltatus
More information about  Toxicoscordion exaltatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).