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Allium abramsii

Allium abramsii (Ownbey & Aase) McNeal

Abrams' Allium, Abrams' Onion

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Allium fimbriatum var. abramsii

USDA Symbol: ALAB2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 6 inches tall.
Leaf: Single slender leaf up to about 1 foot long, often reclining, may begin to wither before anthesis.
Flower: Umbel with 10-45 flowers.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul



Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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