Taxon  Report   216 
Allium obtusum  Lemmon
Red sierra onion
Allium obtusum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Allium obtusum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Allium obtusum
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Allium obtusum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium obtusum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Allium obtusum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 29, 2016).

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