Allium cratericola

Allium cratericola

name = "Allium cratericola"

image_width = 200px
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Liliopsida
ordo = Asparagales
familia = Alliaceae
genus = "Allium"
species = "A. cratericola"
binomial = "Allium cratericola"
binomial_authority = Eastw.

"Allium cratericola" is a species of wild onion known by the common name Cascade onion. It is endemic to California, where is an uncommon member of the flora in several of the state's mountain ranges. This onion grows a short stem up to 10 centimeters tall from a brown-coated oval-shaped bulb. There are one or two long, pointed leaves up to four times the length of the stem. The inflorescence contains up to 20 rosy pink flowers clustered densely together.

External links

* [,8354,8368 Jepson Manual Treatment]
* [ USDA Plants Profile]
* [ Flora of North America]
* [ Photo gallery]

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