Taxon  Report   213 
Allium munzii  (Traub) D. McNeal
Munz's onion
Allium munzii
© 2000 Wayne D. Johnson
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Allium munzii, 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.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Allium munzii
© 2003 Guy Bruyea
Genus: Allium
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Valley Grassland
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

CNPS + PLANTS: Allium fimbriatum var. munzii
More information about  Allium munzii
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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