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Allium anceps

Allium anceps Kellogg

Twin Leaved Onion, Twinleaf Onion

Liliaceae (Lily family)



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: Two slender leaves up to about 1 foot long, often reclining.
Flower: Umbel with 15-35 flowers.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Pale pink with green midveins.


USA: CA , ID , NV , OR

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


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

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