Definition of Poison camas

1. Noun. A common perennial death camas; Tennessee to Kansas to Texas.

Exact synonyms: Zigadenus Nuttalli
Group relationships: Genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus
Generic synonyms: Death Camas, Zigadene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poison Camas

poison-pen letter
poison-pen letters
poison arrow plant
poison ash
poison bush
poison camas (current term)
poison control centres
poison dart frog
poison dart frogs
poison dogwood
poison gas
poison gland
poison glands
poison hemlock
poison ivy
poison mercury
poison milkweed
poison oak
poison parsley
poison pea

Literary usage of Poison camas

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1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"... supposed to poison cattle; well known locally under the name "poison camas," "white camas," and "lobelia," and common in the natural meadows. ..."

2. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1897)
"A plant popularly, and doubtless correctly, supposed to poison cattle; well known locally under the name " poison camas," " white camas," and "lobelia," and ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"... soon after the flowering time in the case of herbaceous plants, but with some, such as the aconite, the purple larkspur and the poison camas of Montana, ..."

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