Liliaceae Zigadenus nuttallii (Gray) S. Wats.

Nuttall's Deathcamas

Ute - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1909, Some Plant Names of the Ute Indians, American Anthropologist 11:27-40, page 37

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Scientific name: Zigadenus nuttallii (Gray) S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ZINU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nuttall's Deathcamas
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Ute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Bulbs considered poisonous.

RECRD: 4554 id: 44558