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Zigadenus paniculatus (Foothill deathcamas)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Zigadenus paniculatus

Zigadenus paniculatus (Nutt.) S. Watson

Foothill Deathcamas

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Helonias paniculatus, Toxicoscordion paniculatum

USDA Symbol: ZIPA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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