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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium falcifolium Hook. & Arn.
Habit: Bulb 15--25 mm, ovoid; outer coat brown to red-brown, sculpture 0 or cells +- square, in 2--3 rows basally; inner coats white or pink. Stem: 5--20 cm, flat, winged. Leaf: 2, 1.5--3 × stem, flat, sickle-shaped. Inflorescence: flowers 10--30; pedicels 8--15 mm. Flower: 9--15 mm; perianth parts lanceolate, rose-purple or dingy white, long-acuminate, at least inner generally dentate with minute glands; ovary crests 3, low, wide. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Common. Heavy clays including serpentine; Elevation: 100--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Synonyms: Allium breweri S. Watson; Allium falcifolium var. breweri (S. Watson) M.E. Jones
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium dichlamydeum
Next taxon: Allium fimbriatum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Allium falcifolium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12566, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.