Taxon  Report   8388    
Zigadenus venenosus  S. Watson  var. venenosus   
(no longer an active name)
Death camas,  Meadow deathcamas
Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Zigadenus
Parent: Zigadenus venenosus
Toxicity: MAJOR

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 PLANTS

JEF other name:
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Toxicoscordion venenosum
NOTE: Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2019).