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Allium yosemitense  Eastw.
Yosemite onion
Allium yosemitense
© 2012 Lynn Robertson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium yosemitense
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Allium yosemitense
© 2009 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Allium yosemitense, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Allium yosemitense
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Allium
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Allium yosemitense
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

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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 17, 2019).