Calflora
Taxon  Report   211    
Allium membranaceum  Ownbey ex Traub
Papery onion
Allium membranaceum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium membranaceum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium membranaceum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Allium membranaceum
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 (ALME)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Pacific Bulb Society:  Description and photos of this plant.


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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