Allium lacunosum var. davisiae

(M. E. Jones) McNeal & Ownbey
Madroño 29: 85. 1982.
Basionym: Allium davisiae M. E. Jones Contr. W. Bot. 12: 78. 1908
Synonyms: Allium pseudobulbiferum Davidson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 261. Mentioned on page 260.

Leaf blade channeled, carinate, ± falcate, equaling scape, 1–3 mm wide. Scape 15–35+ cm. Umbel loose, 10–35-flowered; spathe bracts 2, apex acuminate. Flowers 6–8 mm; tepals white to pale pink with deep pink or purple midribs; pedicel 4–21 mm. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Rocky, sandy, or clay soils
Elevation: 600–2100 m


Allium lacunosum var. davisiae is known only from the western Mojave Desert to the southern Central Valley.

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Lower Taxa