Taxon  Report   190    
Allium dichlamydeum  Greene
Coast onion,  Coastal onion
Allium dichlamydeum
© 2015 James Gonsman
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Allium dichlamydeum
© 2018 Abbot Chambers
Allium dichlamydeum
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Allium dichlamydeum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium dichlamydeum
© 2013 Roy West
Genus: Allium
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Allium dichlamydeum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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).