Taxon  Report   179 
Allium atrorubens  S. Watson  var. cristatum  (S. Watson) McNeal
Crested onion,  Darkred onion, Wild onion
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
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Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium atrorubens
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PLANTS: Allium atrorubens ssp. inyoensis
PLANTS: Allium atrorubens var. inyoensis
PLANTS: Allium cristatum
PLANTS: Allium inyonis
PLANTS: Allium nevadense var. cristatum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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