Anticlea elegans (Pursh) Rydb.
Family: Melanthiaceae
mountain death camas, white camas
[Zigadenus elegans ,  more...]
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Etymology: Zigadenus: derived from Greek zugon, "yoke," and aden, "gland"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-24" tall forb, smooth; from a bulb
Leaves: mostly basal, grass-like, up to slightly more than 1/3" wide
Flowers: white to yellowish, 6-parted, 3/4" wide, star-shaped, dark or yellow spots near the center, unpleasant odor; inflorescence a 4"-12" tall, loose, usually branched cluster (panicle) of stalked flowers; blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: beaches, prairies, bogs in coniferous forests; in limy, sandy soil
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Richard Bauer  
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Janice Stiefel