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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium howellii Eastw.
Habit: Bulb 9--17 mm, ovoid to +- spheric; outer coat red-brown, sculpture 0 or cells +- square, in 2--3 rows basally; inner coats pale brown to white. Stem: (10)15--60 cm. Leaf: 1, 0.7--1.5 × stem, cylindric. Inflorescence: flowers generally 10--100; pedicels 7--25 mm. Flower: 5--8 mm; perianth parts ovate, entire, white to pale lavender, inner +- = outer; ovary crests 6, obvious, irregularly dentate to deeply cut.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium hoffmanii
Next taxon: Allium howellii var. clokeyi
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Allium howellii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12587, accessed on January 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 24, 2017.