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Allium parvum (Small onion)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Allium parvum

Allium parvum Kellogg

Small Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Allium modocense, Allium tribracteatum var. andersonii

USDA Symbol: ALPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT

Additional resources

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


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

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