Mountain Deathcamas (Zigadenus elegans)

Mountain Deathcamas (Zigadenus Elegans)
Credit: Scott | originally posted to Flickr as Zigadenus elegans | License: CC-BY-2.0

Zigadenus Elegans, or more commonly know as Mountain Deathcamas, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Zigadenus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Zigadenus Elegans or Mountain Deathcamas's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Zigadenus
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (SR)
  • State T/E Common Name: AZ (alkali-grass white camas)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(UPL) 3(FAC-) 4(FACU) 5(FAC) 6(FACW+) 7(FACU+) 8(FACU) 9(FACU) A(FACU)

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