Death Camus. Is It As Dangerous As It Sounds?

This is a picture of a white Death Camus flower.
Photo by Will Thomas on Unsplash

Death Camus is a plant from the veratrum species. This plant is part of the Zigadenus species and has numerous alkaloids, including zydgadenine and zycacine. This plant is often mistaken for either wild onion or a leek growing in the wild. All parts of Death Camas are poisonous. Dried parts, especially…

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Lee-Anne Hancock

Lee-Anne Hancock

Retired Poison Control Specialist. Now writing murder mysteries and blogging about life, family, and the fun of retirement.