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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Zigadenus paniculatus (Nutt.) S. Watson
foothill deathcamas
ZIPA2

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit FB   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow   Growth Form Single Crown
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.6
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Green   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity Severe
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 4800
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 11000
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 8
Drought Tolerance Medium   Precipitation, Maximum 16
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 9
Fire Tolerance High   Salinity Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -33
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability No Known Source   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 85000
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Propagated By Bulbs Yes   Seedling Vigor Medium
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/09/2019 06:17 AM CST