Taxon  Report   174 
Allium acuminatum  Hook.
Taper tipped onion,  Tapertip onion
Allium acuminatum
© 2015 John Doyen
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Allium acuminatum
© 2005 Jerry Murray
Allium acuminatum
© 2009 Robert Sivinski
Allium acuminatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Allium acuminatum
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Genus: Allium
Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.5 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allium acuminatum var. cuspidatum
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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