deathcamas
deathcamas [dethkam′əs ]
n.
any of various plants (genus Zigadenus) of the lily family, with grasslike basal leaves and clusters of greenish or white flowers: often poisonous to sheep: also death camass

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death camas also death camass n.
Any of several plants of the genus Zigadenus of western North America, having grasslike leaves and clusters of usually greenish-white flowers. All parts of the plant are poisonous to livestock.

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