Calflora
Taxon  Report   11102    
Toxicoscordion fontanum  (Eastw.) Zomlefer & Judd
Marsh zigadenus
Toxicoscordion fontanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(125 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Communities: Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus

Alternate Names:
JEF: Zigadenus fontanus
JEF + CNPS: Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus
More information about  Toxicoscordion fontanum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 29, 2020).