Calflora
Taxon  Report   11106    
Toxicoscordion venenosum  (S. Watson) Rydb.  var. venenosum 
Meadow deathcamas
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
© 2015 Chris Heintzelman
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
© 2016 John Doyen
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
© 2015 John Schmidt
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

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus
ICPN: Toxicoscordion arenicola
More information about  Toxicoscordion venenosum var. venenosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).