Taxon  Report   218 
Allium obtusum  Lemmon  var. obtusum 
Red sierra onion
Allium obtusum var. obtusum
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Allium obtusum var. obtusum
© 2011 Steven Perry
Allium obtusum var. obtusum
© 2012 Steven Perry
Allium obtusum var. obtusum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium obtusum var. obtusum
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium obtusum
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allium ambiguum
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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: Aug 14, 2018).

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