Taxon  Report   180 
Allium bisceptrum  S. Watson  var. bisceptrum   (not an active name)
Twin crest onion,  Twincrest onion
Allium bisceptrum var. bisceptrum
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Allium bisceptrum var. bisceptrum, 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 bisceptrum var. bisceptrum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium bisceptrum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Allium bisceptrum
NOTE: Allium bisceptrum var. bisceptrum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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 27, 2016).

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