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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium nevadense S. Watson
Habit: Bulb 9--15 mm, ovoid, bulblets generally 1--2, stalked, at base; outer coat sculpture generally obvious, cells transversely elongate, intricately contorted; inner coats white or pink. Stem: 5--15 cm. Leaf: 1, 1.5--2 × stem, cylindric, tip tightly coiled before withering. Inflorescence: flowers generally 5--25; pedicels 6--17 mm. Flower: 7--12 mm; perianth parts ascending to +- erect, lanceolate to ovate, entire, white or fading pink; stamens included; ovary crests 6, obvious, triangular, entire or tip notched. Chromosomes: n=7,14.
Ecology: Sandy or gravelly slopes; Elevation: 1300--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Arizona. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Allium neapolitanum
Next taxon: Allium obtusum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Allium nevadense, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12607, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.