Calflora
Taxon  Report   242    
Allium vineale  L.
Vineyard onion,  Wild garlic
Allium vineale
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium vineale
© 2011 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Allium vineale
© 2001 CDFA
Allium vineale, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Allium vineale
© 2011 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Allium vineale ssp. vineale
More information about  Allium vineale
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALVI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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