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Toxicoscordion nuttallii
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Toxicoscordion
Species:
nuttallii
Synonyms
  • Amianthium nuttallii A.Gray
  • Anticlea nuttallii (A.Gray) Torr.
  • Helonias angustifolia Nutt. 1835, illegitimate homonym not Michx. 1803
  • Leimanthium nuttallii (A.Gray) Hook.
  • Melanthium nuttallii (A.Gray) D.Dietr.
  • Toxicoscordion texense Rydb.
  • Zigadenus nuttallii (A.Gray) S.Watson
  • Zigadenus texensis (Rydb.) J.F.Macbr.
  • Zygadenus nuttallii (A.Gray) S.Watson, alternate spelling
  • Zygadenus texensis (Rydb.) J.F.Macbr., alternate spelling

Toxicoscordion nuttallii (Nuttall's death camas, death camas, poison camas, poison sego) is a species of poisonous plant native to the south-central part of the United States (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, and Texas).

Toxicoscordion nuttallii is a bulb-forming herb up to 75 cm tall. One plant can have as many as 60 cream-colored flowers.

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