Taxon  Report   186    
Allium cratericola  Eastw.
Cascade onion
Allium cratericola, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Allium
Toxicity: MINOR

Serpentine affinity: 2.6; (strong indicator)

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Allium tribracteatum var. jacintense
PLANTS: Allium parvum var. brucae
PLANTS: Allium parvum var. jacintense
More information about  Allium cratericola
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Sep 18, 2019).