Taxon  Report   179 
Allium atrorubens  S. Watson  var. cristatum  (S. Watson) D. McNeal
Crested Onion,  darkred onion, wild onion
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Allium atrorubens var. cristatum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium atrorubens.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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
XWALK: Allium atrorubens var. inyonis
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the 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:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2015).

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