HyperDic: zigadenus

English > 1 sense of the word Zigadenus:
NOUNplantZigadenus, genus Zigadenusgenus of mostly North American poisonous plants
English > Zigadenus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae.
Synonymgenus Zigadenus
Member ofLiliaceae, family Liliaceae, lily familyIncludes species sometimes divided among the following families
Membersalkali grass, Zigadenus elegansplant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers
death camas, zigadeneAny of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers
grassy death camas, Zigadenus venenosus, Zigadenus venenosus gramineusplant of western North America to Mexico
poison camas, Zigadenus nuttalliA common perennial death camas
white camas, Zigadenus glaucusplant of eastern and central North America having creamy white flowers tinged with brown or purple
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus zigadenus, zigadenus
Catalangenus zigadenus, zigadenus

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