Death Camas

Toxicoscordion venenosum
  • Description: Perennial form oval bulbs covered with blackish scales. Stem up to 60cm tall, Leaves are grass-like. Flowers are spectacular white clusters in spring.
  • Habitat: Open forests and forest edges, dry meadows, and rocky slopes.
  • Pairs with: Farewell-to-spring, sea blush, chocolate lily, and spring gold.
  • Fun Fact: The bulbs and leaves are deadly poisonous – so why plant this at all? It’s beautiful, and an important species for pollinators. Only plant death camas if you do not intend to harvest camas for food in the area.

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