Taxon  Report   8385    
Zigadenus micranthus  Eastw.  var. fontanus  (Eastw.) McNeal  
(no longer an active name; please see Toxicoscordion fontanum)
Fountain death camas,  Smallflower deathcamas
Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
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
Parent: Zigadenus micranthus

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Toxicoscordion fontanum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Toxicoscordion fontanum
PLANTS: Zigadenus fontanus
NOTE: Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Zigadenus micranthus var. fontanus

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: Nov 26, 2020).