Taxon  Report   208 
Allium lacunosum  S. Watson  var. lacunosum 
Pitted onion
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2016 John Doyen
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Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2005 Steve Tyron
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium lacunosum
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.8 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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