Taxon  Report   205    
Allium lacunosum  S. Watson
Pitted onion
Allium lacunosum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium lacunosum
© 2011 Steven Thorsted
Allium lacunosum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Allium lacunosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Allium lacunosum
© 1995 Dianne Fristrom
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Allium lacunosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).