Taxon  Report   212 
Allium monticola  Davidson
San bernardino mountain onion
Allium monticola
© 2011 Michael Long
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Allium monticola
© 2014 Michael Charters
Allium monticola
© 2012 Don Davis
Allium monticola, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium monticola
© 2012 Don Davis
Genus: Allium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Allium monticola var. keckii
PLANTS: Allium parishii var. keckii
ICPN: Allium peirsonii
More information about  Allium monticola
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: Jul 21, 2018).

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