Wildflowers - Meadow Deathcamas

Meadow Deathcamas, Grassy Deathcamas - Zigadenus venenosus

Meadow Deathcamas, Grassy Deathcamas - Zigadenus venenosus

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Meadow deathcamas is regarded as the most toxic of the deathcamas species. An alkaloid is the toxic substance, producing symptoms akin to cyanide poisoning. Poisoning most often happens to sheep who graze in infested areas early in the growing season.

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