Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum

McNeal & Ownbey

Phytologia 73: 319. 1992.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26.

Leaf blade ± arcuate. Flowers 8–12 mm; stigma scarcely thickened, unlobed or minutely 3-lobed; pedicel 8–20 mm. 2n = 14.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Clay soil on dry hillsides
Elevation: 50–300 m


Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum is found around San Francisco Bay to the north and west and does not overlap var. peninsulare in its distribution. It is morphologically intermediate between the typical variety and A. dichlamydeum, which it likewise does not overlap in distribution.

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Lower Taxa