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Allium atrorubens var. cristatum

Allium atrorubens S. Watson var. cristatum (S. Watson) McNeal

Dark Red Onion, Darkred Onion

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Allium atrorubens ssp. inyoensis, Allium atrorubens var. inyoensis, Allium cristatum, Allium inyonis, Allium nevadense var. cristatum

USDA Symbol: ALATC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 7 inches tall.
Leaf: Single slender leaf up to about 9 inches long, may wither before anthesis.
Flower: Umbel with 5-50 flowers.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

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 atrorubens var. cristatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allium atrorubens var. cristatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allium atrorubens var. cristatum

Metadata

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

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