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Allium campanulatum (Dusky onion)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Allium campanulatum

Allium campanulatum S. Watson

Dusky Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Allium austinae, Allium bidwelliae, Allium campanulatum var. bidwelliae

USDA Symbol: ALCA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Seeds black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Blooms rarely white.


USA: CA , NV , OR , WA

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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