Calflora
Taxon  Report   182    
Allium bolanderi  S. Watson  var. bolanderi 
Bolander's onion
Allium bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2013 Scot Loring
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Allium bolanderi var. bolanderi, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2013 Terry Gosliner
Family: ALLIACEAE  
Genus: Allium
Parent: Allium bolanderi
Toxicity: MINOR

Serpentine affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Allium bolanderi var. stenanthum
ICPN: Allium stenanthum
More information about  Allium bolanderi var. bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALBOB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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