Taxon  Report   240 
Allium unifolium  Kellogg
One leaf onion,  Oneleaf onion
Allium unifolium
© 2018 Alice Cummings
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Allium unifolium
© 2007 Penny DeWind
Allium unifolium
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Allium unifolium, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium unifolium
© 2016 John Doyen
Genus: Allium
Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Allium unifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Sep 20, 2018).

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