Taxon  Report   205 
Allium lacunosum  S. Watson
Pitted onion
Allium lacunosum
© 1995 Dianne Fristrom
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Allium lacunosum
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
Allium lacunosum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Allium lacunosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium lacunosum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Allium lacunosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 28, 2016).

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