Taxon  Report   234 
Allium shevockii  D. McNeal
Spanish needle onion
Allium shevockii
© 2003 Heath McAllister
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Allium shevockii, 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.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Allium shevockii
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Allium
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Allium shevockii
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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