Toxicoscordion fremontii

Toxicoscordion fremontii

death camas



  • Grows in hot chaparral areas but likes a little cover from trees
  • Found in clay or serpentine soils but prefers rocky soils
  • In spring many star shaped flowers (white with yellow-green centers) appear on a single spike 6 to 8 inches tall
  • Dies back completely in summer only to reappear again in spring
  • Poisonous. Even deer won’t bother it
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections

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