Taxon  Report   184    
Allium burlewii  Davidson
Burlew's onion
Allium burlewii
© 2007 Chris Wagner
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Allium burlewii
© 2007 Chris Wagner
Allium burlewii, 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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Allium burlewii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Allium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allium johnstonii
More information about  Allium burlewii
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 22, 2019).