Taxon  Report   211 
Allium membranaceum  Ownbey
papery onion
Allium membranaceum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
 

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Allium membranaceum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Community:
Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Allium membranaceum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ALME)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 02, 2015).

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