Taxon  Report   173    
Allium abramsii  (Ownbey & Aase ex Traub) McNeal
Abrams' allium,  Abrams' onion
Allium abramsii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Allium abramsii
© 2010 Ryan Elliott
Allium abramsii
© 2010 Ryan Elliott
Allium abramsii, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Allium abramsii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Allium
Toxicity: MINOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Allium fimbriatum var. abramsii
More information about  Allium abramsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).