Taxon  Report   175 
Allium amplectens  Torrey
Narrow leaved onion,  Narrowleaf onion
Allium amplectens
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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Allium amplectens
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Allium amplectens, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium amplectens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.3 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Allium attenuifolium
PLANTS: Allium monospermum
PLANTS: Allium occidentale
More information about  Allium amplectens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 23, 2016).

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