Zigadenus elegans

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Related to Zigadenus elegans: Zigadenus venenosus
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Noun1.Zigadenus elegans - plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers
genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus - genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
death camas, zigadene - any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous
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From Arrowleaf Balsamroot, whose flowers and roots were cooked and eaten by Indians, to Zigadenus Elegans, a poisonous death camas flower planted by Indians around their camp perimeters to ward off evil spirits, "Mountain Wildflowers" presents a rainbow of relevant information about beautiful mountain wildflowers for young readers.