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 is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Zigadenus
Parent: Zigadenus micranthus
Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

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
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: Nov 20, 2019).