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Zigadenus micranthus Eastw.
smallflower deathcamas

General Information
Symbol: ZIMI2
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
TOMI5 Toxicoscordion micranthus (Eastw.) A. Heller Small-Flower Poison Camas
TOMI6 Toxicoscordion micranthum (Eastw.) Heller


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Zigadenus Michx. – deathcamas
Species Zigadenus micranthus Eastw. – smallflower deathcamas

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Zigadenus micranthus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles.

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status


TOMI6  Toxicoscordion micranthum (Eastw.) Heller

Top Level Regions
Arid West OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover