Species Details

Allium fimbriatum var. purdyi

Purdy's onion

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Photo of Allium fimbriatum var. purdyi
© 2014 Steve Matson
Photo of Allium fimbriatum var. purdyi
© 2016 Aaron Arthur
Photo of Allium fimbriatum var. purdyi
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Scientific Name:
Allium fimbriatum Wats. var. purdyi (Eastw.) Ownbey & Aase
Common Name:
Purdy's onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL020Y7
USDA Plants Symbol: ALFIP2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial bulbiferous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
300 - 600 meters
985 - 1970 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Clay
  • Serpentinite
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Lake (LAK), Napa (NAP), Yolo (YOL)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Gilmore Peak (3912235), Glascock Mtn. (3812283), Knoxville (3812273), Salt Canyon (3912213), Wilbur Springs (3912214)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
Original Description: Leaflets of Western Botany 2:110 (1938)
Revised Nomenclature: Aliso 13:423 (1992)
Species Account: Allium fimbriatum var. purdyi profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)