Amianthium muscitoxicum

(Walter) A. Gray
Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 4: 122. 1837.
IllustratedEndemic
Basionym: Melanthium muscitoxicum Walter Fl. Carol., 125. 1788 (as muscaetoxicum)
Synonyms: Chrosperma muscitoxicum (Walter) Kuntze Zigadenus muscitoxicus (Walter) Regel
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 90. Mentioned on page 87.

Stems 3–12(–14) dm. Leaves 10–45(–60) × 0.5–2.8 cm. Inflorescences densely ovoid in flower, cylindric in fruit, 3–13 × 2–3 cm; bracts ovate, 1–2 mm. Tepals 5–7 mm; pedicel (7–)10–17(–20) mm. Capsules 5–7 mm. Seeds 4–5 × 1.5–2 mm. 2n = 32.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–summer.
Habitat: Dry or mesic wooded slopes, meadows, savannas
Elevation: 0–1500 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ky., La., Md., Miss., Mo., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Okla., Pa., S.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Frederick H. Utech +
(Walter) A. Gray +
Melanthium muscitoxicum +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ky. +, La. +, Md. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–1500 m +
Dry or mesic wooded slopes, meadows, savannas +
Flowering late spring–summer. +
Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Chrosperma muscitoxicum +  and Zigadenus muscitoxicus +
Amianthium muscitoxicum +
Amianthium +
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