Allium coryi M.E. Jones
Yellow-flowered onion, Yellowflower onion
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ALCO
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Flower: Flowers in 4 inch globe
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Native Distribution: Known only from western Texas.
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Calcareous.
BenefitUse Ornamental: Attractive, Blooms ornamental, Pocket prairie, Shortgrass meadow
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
BibliographyBibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Allium coryi in USDA Plants
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff