Species Details

Allium shevockii

Spanish Needle onion

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Scientific Name:
Allium shevockii D. McNeal
Common Name:
Spanish Needle onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL022M0
USDA Plants Symbol: ALSH
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jun
Elevation:
850 - 2500 meters
2790 - 8205 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Notes:
Known from fewer than 10 occurrences. Threatened by renewable energy development. See MadroƱo 34(2):150-154 (1987) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
9 1 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cinco (3511831), Cross Mountain (3511832), Emerald Mtn. (3511833), Lamont Peak (3511871), Tehachapi NE (3511823)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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