zigadene


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Noun1.zigadene - any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowerszigadene - any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus - genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
alkali grass, Zigadenus elegans - plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers
white camas, Zigadenus glaucus - plant of eastern and central North America having creamy white flowers tinged with brown or purple; poisonous especially to grazing animals
poison camas, Zigadenus nuttalli - a common perennial death camas; Tennessee to Kansas to Texas
grassy death camas, Zigadenus venenosus, Zigadenus venenosus gramineus - plant of western North America to Mexico; poisonous especially to grazing animals
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Among the crowds of spring wildflowers this route presents are zigadene, saxifrage, woodland star, paintbrush, sanicle, shooting star, fiddleneck, owl's clover, yarrow, delphiniums, ranunculus, Chinese houses, salvias, poppies, lupines, wild peas, blue-eyed grass, and wild cucumber vine.