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Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus (Meadow deathcamas)
Reveal, James L.

Zigadenus venenosus var. venenosus

Zigadenus venenosus S. Watson var. venenosus

Meadow Deathcamas, Meadow Death Camas

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Toxicoscordion venenosum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: CA , ID , NV , OR , UT , WA
Canada: AB , BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-12
Research By: CBR

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