Allium howellii facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllium howellii
Allium howellii is a tall onion plant, producing a stem which may exceed half a meter in height from a reddish-brown bulb one to two centimeters long. There is a single cylindrical leaf about as long as the stem. The inflorescence holds up to 100 dark-veined lavender to white flowers, each under a centimeter long.
Several varieties have been named:
- Allium howellii var. clokeyi Ownbey & Aase ex Traub - San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara counties
- Allium howellii var. howellii - Merced, Fresno, Kern, San Luis Obispo counties
- Allium howellii var. sanbenitense (Traub) Ownbey & Aase - San Benito County
Distribution and habitat
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