death camas

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death camas (uncountable)

  1. A member of a species of poisonous, perennial, flowering plants, Zigadenus venenosus, easily confused with camas, whose bulbs (rhizomes) look like, but do not smell like, like onion.
  2. (more generally) A member of any of various similar species, also called star lilies, of family Melanthiaceae, and formerly grouped into the genus Zigadenus.

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