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Zigadenus brevibracteatus

Zigadenus brevibracteatus (M.E. Jones) H.M. Hall

Desert Death Camas, Desert Deathcamas

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Zigadenus fremontii var. brevibracteatus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 1 foot long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Zigadenus brevibracteatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Zigadenus brevibracteatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Zigadenus brevibracteatus


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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