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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium crispum Greene
Habit: Bulb 9--15 mm, ovoid to +- spheric; outer coat cells transversely elongate, in herringbone pattern. Stem: 15--35 cm. Leaf: 2--3, < stem, +- cylindric. Inflorescence: flowers generally 10--40; pedicels 10--35 mm. Flower: 8--13 mm; perianth parts rose-purple, +- erect, tips spreading, outer ovate, +- entire, inner with dentate, curled margins; ovary crests 3, minute, 2-lobed, central. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Clay slopes including serpentine; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SnJV, CW. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium cratericola
Next taxon: Allium denticulatum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Allium crispum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12555, accessed on May 01, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 01, 2016.