Sandbog Death Camass
Zigadenus glaberrimus - Michaux
Marantaceae (Arrowroot) Family

Death Camass is also known as Atlantic Death Camas and Coastal Death Camas.

Plant is an upright, smooth perennial with a rhizome from which new growth emerges. Preferred habitat is savannas, pine woods and bogs. Distribution is throughout the Escambia coastal region.

Leaves are mostly basal; linear; no teeth and no lobes; upper leaves are reduced in size.

Flowers are in a terminal panicle; petals clawed; sepals sometimes clawed; perianth white to yellowish white, with each segment having a pair of green glands. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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