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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium acuminatum Hook.
Habit: Bulb 8--16 mm, ovoid to +- spheric; outer coat yellow-brown, sculpture obvious, cells square or polygonal, walls thick. Stem: 10--35 cm. Leaf: 2--3, +- = stem, +- cylindric. Inflorescence: flowers 10--40; pedicels 6--25 mm. Flower: 8--15 mm; perianth parts ascending to erect, with reflexed to spreading tips, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, white to rose-purple, inner dentate; ovary crests 3, minute, 2-lobed, central. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Hills, plains; Elevation: < 1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, ne SnFrB (Mount Diablo), MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium abramsii
Next taxon: Allium amplectens
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Allium acuminatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12504, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.