Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Amianthium muscitoxicum (Walt.) Gray
Fly-poison
Melanthiaceae — Bunchflower family
Rare native
Amianthium muscitoxicum
This plant is rare in Delaware, but abundant where the photo was taken in Virginia.

The flowers start out white.
Shenandoah National Park, VA
July 2005

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