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Allium crispum (Crinkled onion)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Allium crispum

Allium crispum Greene

Crinkled Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Allium peninsulare var. crispum

USDA Symbol: ALCR5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Entire
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay slopes, serpentine.

Additional resources

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


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

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