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Allium douglasii (Douglas' onion)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Allium douglasii

Allium douglasii Hook.

Douglas' onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ALDO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Round cluster of flowers atop onion-scented plant.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: ID , OR , WA
Native Distribution: Columbia River Basin of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon, and Columbia River Gorge; also reported in Idaho.
Native Habitat: Grasslands that are moist in winter.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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