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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium lemmonii S. Watson
Habit: Bulb 15--22 mm, ovoid; outer coat sculpture +- obvious, cells narrowly rectangular, transversely elongate, +- in vertical rows. Stem: 15--20 cm, flat, narrowly winged. Leaf: 2, +- = stem, flat, sickle-shaped. Inflorescence: flowers 10--40; pedicels 8--16 mm. Flower: 6--9 mm; perianth parts narrowly ovate, entire, white to pink; ovary crests 6, obscure, ridge-like. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Common. Drying clay soils; Elevation: 1200--1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&c SNH, MP; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium lacunosum var. micranthum
Next taxon: Allium marvinii
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Allium lemmonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12595, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.