death camas definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of flowers associated with genus Zigadenus of western the united states, having grasslike leaves and clusters of generally greenish-white plants. All elements of the plant tend to be poisonous to livestock.
    • a part of a species of toxic, perennial, flowering flowers, Zigadenus venenosus, whoever light bulbs (rhizomes) look, but don't smell, want onion.
    • A member of every of numerous comparable species, also known as celebrity lilies, of family members Melanthiaceae, and previously grouped to the genus Zigadenus.
    • some of various flowers for the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mainly white flowers; each one is toxic

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