Species Details

Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum

Franciscan onion

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Scientific Name:
Allium peninsulare Lemmon var. franciscanum D. McNeal & Ownbey
Common Name:
Franciscan onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL021R1
USDA Plants Symbol: ALPEF
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Jun
Elevation:
52 - 305 meters
170 - 1000 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
  • Serpentinite (often)
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Threatened by development, foot traffic, non-native plants, and trail maintenance. See Phytologia 73(4):310 (1992) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 25
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 6 3 0 0 14
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 10
Recent <=20 Years 15
Presence:
Presumed Extant 25
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Mendocino (MEN), Napa (NAP), San Mateo (SMT), Santa Clara (SCL), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bodega Head (3812331), Cloverdale (3812371), Kenwood (3812245), Montara Mountain (3712254), Napa (3812233), Palo Alto (3712242), Petaluma (3812226), Petaluma River (3812225), San Francisco South (3712264), San Mateo (3712253), Sonoma (3812234), Woodside (3712243)
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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Presumed Extant
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