Taxon  Report   8383    
Zigadenus fremontii  (Torr.) S. Watson  
(no longer an active name)
Chaparral zygadene,  Death camas, Fremont's death camas, Fremont's deathcamas, Fremont's star lily, Starlily, Zygadene
Zigadenus fremontii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to 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

Bloom Period
Genus: Zigadenus

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Alkali Sink

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Toxicoscordion fremontii

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Anticlea fremontii
PLANTS: Zigadenus fremontii var. inezianus
PLANTS: Zigadenus fremontii var. minor
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NOTE: Zigadenus fremontii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Zigadenus fremontii

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:   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2020).