Calflora
Taxon  Report   11107    
Toxicoscordion venenosum  (S. Watson) Rydb.
Meadow deathcamas
Toxicoscordion venenosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: MELANTHIACEAE  
Genus: Toxicoscordion
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

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

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Zigadenus venenosus
More information about  Toxicoscordion venenosum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ZIVEV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 15, 2019).