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Taxon  Report  
Allium obtusum  Lemmon
Red sierra onion
Allium obtusum is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Genus: Allium
Family: Alliaceae  
(Liliaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Toxicity: MINOR

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/05/2022).