Taxon  Report   191 
Allium falcifolium  Hook. & Arn.
scytheleaf onion, sickle leaf onion
Allium falcifolium, 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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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.2 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Allium breweri
 Information about  Allium falcifolium  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALFA3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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