Toxicoscordion
death-camas, zigadenus, zygadene
2 species
2 subspecies and varieties
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Toxicoscordion paniculatumsand corn, panicled death-camas
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; north-central Washington to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Grassy slopes, sagebrush desert, and ponderosa or lodgepole pine forest openings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Toxicoscordion venenosummeadow death-camas, deadly zygadene
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Grasslands, balds, prairies, and ponderosa pine forest openings, from the coast to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
var. gramineum – common death-camas, grassy death-camas
var. venenosum – coastal death-camas, common death-camas