Calflora
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
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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.

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Zigadenus fremontii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Zigadenus
Communities: Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Alkali Sink

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted 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
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ZIFR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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