Taxon  Report   222 
Allium parvum  Kellogg
Dwarf onion,  Small onion
Allium parvum
© 2004 Dianne Fristrom
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Allium parvum
© 2012 Steven Perry
Allium parvum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Allium parvum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Allium parvum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Allium
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Allium modocense
PLANTS: Allium tribracteatum var. andersonii
More information about  Allium parvum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jan 23, 2018).

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