Calflora
Taxon  Report   204    
Allium jepsonii  (Ownbey & Aase ex Traub) S.S. Denison & McNeal
Jepson's onion
Allium jepsonii, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ALLIACEAE  
Genus: Allium
Toxicity: MINOR

Serpentine affinity: 5.4; (broad endemic)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Allium sanbornii var. jepsonii
More information about  Allium jepsonii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALJE)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2019).