Calflora
Taxon  Report   227 
Allium praecox  Brandegee
Early onion
Allium praecox
© 2011 Anna Bennett
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Allium praecox
© 2006 Steve Matson
Allium praecox
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Allium praecox, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium praecox
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Family: ALLIACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Allium
Communities:
Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Allium praecox
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALPR2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2017).

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