Allium fimbriatum var. mohavense

Jepson
Fl. Calif. 1: 273. 1921.
Endemic
Synonyms: Allium fimbriatum subsp. mohavense (Jepson) Traub & Ownbey Allium mohavense
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 254.

Scape 10–25 cm × 1–2 mm. Umbel 12–60-flowered. Flowers: tepals white to pink or pale lavender with darker midvein, apex not spreading or recurved at tip; ovarian crest process margins laciniate, usually with additional protuberances on ovary surface at crest bases. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Sandy or rocky soils on open slopes and flats
Elevation: 800–1400 m

Discussion

Populations of Allium fimbriatum var. mohavense from the north base of the San Bernardino Mountains intergrade with the typical variety and are placed here provisionally.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.