Taxon  Report   208    
Allium lacunosum  S. Watson  var. lacunosum 
Pitted onion
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2011 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2005 Steve Tyron
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Genus: Allium
Parent: Allium lacunosum
Toxicity: MINOR

Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Allium lacunosum var. lacunosum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 23, 2019).