Toxicoscordion fremontii - Fremont's Star Lily growing in partial shade around oaks.
These were about 1' high and growing on a hillside in the shade.
Sierra Azul flower survey
In shade in chaparral.
One group of these flowers under some small oaks with partial sun. Flower head on a long stalk, long blade-like leaves.
Melanthiaceae, death camus
Toxicoscordion fremontii (syn. Zigadenus fremontii), known as the common star lily, Frémont's deathcamas (after John C. Frémont) or star zigadene, is an attractive wildflower found on grassy or woody slopes, or rocky outcrops, in many lower-lying regions of California, southern Oregon, and northern Baja California. Like other deathcamases, T. fremontii grows from a more or less spherical bulb, which in this species has a diameter of 20–35 mm. Its leaves can reach up to half a metre...