Zigadenus glaberrimus

fly poison, creeping camus, sandbog deathcamas


wildlife plant  


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-4 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden, especially acidic gardens oriented toward sphagnum, pitcher plants, and similar bog species.
Propagation: Seed. Division of bulbs.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Acidic


wildlife plant  
Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: Flatwoods, wet prairie, savanna.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: