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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium cratericola Eastw.
Habit: Bulb 15--25 mm, ovoid; outer coat sculpture 0 or cells +- square, in 2--3 rows basally. Stem: 3--10 cm. Leaf: 1--2, 1.5--4 × stem, +- flat to widely channeled. Inflorescence: flowers 20--30; pedicels 5--18 mm. Flower: 7--14 mm; perianth parts +- oblong to elliptic, entire, +- pink; ovary crests 3, minute, central. Chromosomes: n=7,14.
Ecology: Open, serpentine, volcanic, or granitic places; Elevation: 300--1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, n&c SNF, s SNH, Teh, se SnFrB, SCoRI, WTR, SnJt. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Most northern California plants have 1 leaf; southern California plants and 2 populations in Mariposa Co. have 2 leaves; some NCoR populations mixed.
Synonyms: Allium tribracteatum Torr. var. jacintense Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium cepa
Next taxon: Allium crispum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Allium cratericola, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12550, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.