Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13387 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Zigadenus paniculatus (Nutt.) S. Watson
Common name   foothill death camas
L. Roach   30  
   with E. Dickerson
Coll. Date 05 September 2008 
United States
Harney County
Locality 13.7 miles SE past Alvord Hot Springs in Fields, OR.
     Elev.: 4300 ft. ( m.)
Habitat Notes dominant vegetation: needle-and-thread grass, saltgrass, horsebrush, cat's claw; soil an alkaline, clay loam. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 42° 24'  4.2" N, 118° 37'  49.08" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Zigadenus paniculatus (Nutt.) S. Wats.

     Helonias paniculatus Nutt.
     Toxicoscordion paniculatum (Nutt.) Rydb.

Common Name(s): foothill deathcamas, sand-corn.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=43167, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Zigadenus
                                        Species: Zigadenus paniculatus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13387s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
McLean Place (Locale) Harney County, OR 0.8 mi. NE 4065  Andrews 
Carlson Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 0.8 mi. NE   V Lake 
Bone Canyon (Valley) Harney County, OR 0.8 mi. W   V Lake 
Blair Ranch (Locale) Harney County, OR 0.9 mi. SW 4203  V Lake 
Bone Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 1.6 mi. S   V Lake 
Wildhorse Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 1.3 mi. E   Wildhorse Lake 
Wildhorse Valley (Valley) Harney County, OR 1.3 mi. E   Alvord Hot Springs 
Scoubes Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 1.9 mi. S   V Lake 
Alvord Lake (Lake) Harney County, OR 2 mi. SE 4026  Andrews 
East Branch Wildhorse Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 1.7 mi. E   Andrews 
Chet Curry Ranch (Locale) Harney County, OR 2.3 mi. N 4210  V Lake 
Miranda Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 2.1 mi. NE   V Lake 
Kueny Ranch (Locale) Harney County, OR 2.4 mi. N 4085  Andrews 
Calderwood Place (Locale) Harney County, OR 2.6 mi. S 4055  Fields 
Alvord Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Harney County, OR 2.2 mi. NE 4042  Andrews 
Dixon Spring (Spring) Harney County, OR 2.3 mi. E 4042  Andrews 
Juniper Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 3.1 mi. N   V Lake 
Smyth Wells (Well) Harney County, OR 2.7 mi. E 4042  Andrews 
Kueny Ditch (Canal) Harney County, OR 3.5 mi. N 4098  Andrews 
Trout Creek (Stream) Harney County, OR 3.2 mi. SE   Pole Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Zigadenus paniculatus  (Nutt.) S. Watson

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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