Taxon  Report   224 
Allium peninsulare  Lemmon  var. franciscanum  D. McNeal & F. Ownbey
San francisco bay onion,  San francisco onion

Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum
© 2007 Toni Corelli
Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum, 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum
© 2007 Toni Corelli
Genus: Allium
Parent Record Allium peninsulare.
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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