Taxon  Report   187 
Allium crispum  E. Greene
Crinkled onion
Allium crispum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Allium crispum
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Allium crispum
© 1998 John Game
Allium crispum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium crispum
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allium peninsulare var. crispum
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 06, 2016).

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