Taxon  Report   186 
Allium cratericola  Eastw.
Cascade onion
Allium cratericola
© 2010 Ron Wolf
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Allium cratericola
© 2009 Dee E. Warenycia
Allium cratericola
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Allium cratericola, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium cratericola
© 2010 Ron Wolf
Genus: Allium
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.6 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allium parvum var. brucae
PLANTS: Allium parvum var. jacintense
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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 23, 2016).

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