Taxon  Report   204 
Allium jepsonii  (Traub) S. Denison & D. McNeal
Jepson's onion
Allium jepsonii , a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Allium jepsonii
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Allium jepsonii
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.4 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allium sanbornii var. jepsonii
 Information about  Allium jepsonii  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ALJE)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on 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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 01, 2014).

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