Calflora
Taxon  Report   214    
Allium neapolitanum  Cirillo
White garlic
Allium neapolitanum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium neapolitanum
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Allium neapolitanum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Allium neapolitanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Allium neapolitanum
© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ALLIACEAE  
Genus: Allium
Communities: agricultural weed

Toxicity: MINOR

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allium inodorum
PLANTS: Allium neopolitanum
PLANTS: Nothoscordum inodorum
More information about  Allium neapolitanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALNE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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