Taxon  Report   217 
Allium obtusum  Lemmon  var. conspicuum  Mortola & McNeal
Showy red sierra onion
Allium obtusum var. conspicuum
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Allium obtusum var. conspicuum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Allium obtusum var. conspicuum
© 2011 Steven Perry
Allium obtusum var. conspicuum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium obtusum var. conspicuum
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium obtusum
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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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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