Species Details

Allium abramsii

Abrams' onion

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Scientific Name:
Allium abramsii (Ownbey & Aase ex Traub) McNeal
Common Name:
Abrams' onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL02360
USDA Plants Symbol: ALAB2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
885 - 3050 meters
2905 - 10005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: Often granitic sand
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Plants from the Kings River Canyon area are threatened by foot traffic, and potentially threatened by road maintenance and mining. See Plant Life 28:63-64 (1972) for original description, and Aliso 13(3):411-426 (1992) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Plants from the Kings River Canyon area are threatened by foot traffic, and potentially threatened by road maintenance and mining.
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 22
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 1 0 0 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 16
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 22
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Auberry (3711914), Bass Lake (3711935), Cascadel Point (3711924), Case Mountain (3611847), Dennison Peak (3611837), Dinkey Creek (3711912), Durrwood Creek (3611814), Florence Lake (3711838), Globe (3611817), Hockett Peak (3611824), Huntington Lake (3711922), Lodgepole (3611856), Mammoth Pool Dam (3711933), Mineral King (3611845), Moses Mtn. (3611836), Mt. Givens (3711931), Mt. Silliman (3611866), Muir Grove (3611867), Musick Mtn. (3711923), Shuteye Peak (3711934), Silver City (3611846), Solo Peak (3611816), Ward Mountain (3711828), Wren Peak (3611877)
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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