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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Zigadenus leimanthoides Gray
Pine barren deathcamas, Pine-barren Deathcamas
USDA Symbol: ZILE
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A tall smooth stem rising from a fibrous-coated bulb and bearing an elongated, branching cluster of small, creamy or yellow, star-like flowers.
There are several species of Zigadenus, mostly in the South and West. Large-flowered Zigadenus (Z. glaberrimus), 3-5 (90-150 cm) high, has whitish-yellow flowers with two glands at the base of each sepal and petal; it is found in wet pinelands and bogs from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AL , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , NC , NJ , NY , TN , TX , VA , WV Native Distribution:
New Jersey south to Florida, west to Texas, and northeast to Tennessee, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Native Habitat:
Sandy pinelands and bogs. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff