Calflora
Taxon  Report   216    
Allium obtusum  Lemmon
Red sierra onion
Allium obtusum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Allium obtusum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Allium obtusum
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Allium obtusum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (bulb) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allium obtusum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: ALLIACEAE  
Genus: Allium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Allium obtusum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALOB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).