Calflora
Taxon  Report   207    
Allium lacunosum  S. Watson  var. kernense  McNeal & Ownbey
Kern onion,  Kern's pitted onion
Allium lacunosum var. kernense
© 2010 Cristian Singer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium lacunosum var. kernense, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium lacunosum var. kernense
© 2010 Cristian Singer
Family: ALLIACEAE  
Genus: Allium
Parent: Allium lacunosum
Toxicity: MINOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Allium lacunosum var. kernensis
More information about  Allium lacunosum var. kernense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALLAK)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 14, 2018).

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