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Allium monticola  Davidson
San bernardino mountain onion
Allium monticola
© 2012 Don Davis
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Allium monticola
© 2011 Michael Long
Allium monticola
© 2014 Michael Charters
Allium monticola, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium monticola
© 2017 John L. Thompson
Genus: Allium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral

Toxicity: MINOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Allium monticola var. keckii
PLANTS: Allium parishii var. keckii
ICPN: Allium peirsonii
More information about  Allium monticola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2019).