CPC Plant Profile: Jepson's Onion
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Jepson's Onion (Allium jepsonii)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 159138
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/21/2022

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Nomenclature
Taxon Allium jepsonii
Authority (Ownbey ex Traub) Dension & McNeal
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 12977
ITIS 185464
USDA ALJE
Common Names Jepson's Onion
Associated Scientific Names Allium jepsonii
Distribution California endemic found in Tuolumne, Butte, El Dorado, and Placer Counties (NatureServe 2022).
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Cismontane woodland, lower montane coniferous forest; serpentinite or volcanic. (NatureServe 2022)

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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