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|Family: Alliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Allium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Allium triquetrum L.
Habit: Bulb 1--2 cm, ovoid; outer bulb coats thin, +- translucent, yellow-brown, sculpture obscure, cells vertically elongate, contorted. Stem: 10--40 cm; sharply 3-angled. Leaf: 2--3, +- = stem, flat. Inflorescence: generally +- 1-sided, open; flowers 3--15; pedicels 15--25 mm. Flower: 10--18 mm, pendent, bell-shaped; perianth parts lanceolate, acute, entire, white; ovary crest 0. Seed: appendaged.
Ecology: Locally common. Shady +- disturbed places; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, CCo; Distribution Outside California: native to western Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr Note: Cult as ornamental.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Allium tribracteatum
Next taxon: Allium tuolumnense
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Allium triquetrum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=12655, 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.