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Zigadenus glaberrimus


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Liliales

Familia: Melanthiaceae
Tribus: Melanthieae
Genus: Zigadenus
Species: Z. glaberrimus



Zigadenus Michx., 1803, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 213.

Typus: Zigadenus glaberrimus Michx., 1803, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 213.




Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southeastern USA
      • Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Zomlefer, W.B., Williams, N.H.. Whitten, W.M. & Judd, W.S. 2001. Generic circumscription and relationships in the tribe Melanthieae (Liliales, Melanthiaceae), with emphasis on Zigadenus: evidence from ITS and trnL-F sequence data. American Journal of Botany 88(9): 1657–1669. DOI: 10.2307/3558411 Open access Reference page

Vernacular names

English: Sandbog Death Camas
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