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Allium coryi (Yellow-flowered onion)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Allium coryi

Allium coryi M.E. Jones

Yellow-flowered onion, Yellowflower onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ALCO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Flower: Flowers in 4 inch globe
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Known only from western Texas.
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Calcareous.

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Attractive, Blooms ornamental, Pocket prairie, Shortgrass meadow
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Bibliography

Bibref 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 resources

USDA: Find Allium coryi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allium coryi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allium coryi

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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