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Allium kunthii (Kunth's onion)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Allium kunthii

Allium kunthii G. Don

Kunth's Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Allium scaposum, Schoenoprasum lineare


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep



Web Reference

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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