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Brandegee's onion (Allium brandegeei syn. Allium brandegei)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium brandegeei

Allium brandegeei S.Watson, 1882

Allium diehlii (M.E.Jones) M.E.Jones
Allium minimum M.E.Jones
Allium tribracteatum var. diehlii M.E.Jones

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Colorado; Idaho; Montana; Nevada; Oregon; Utah; Wyoming

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Watson, S., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 17: 380 1882.
USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 ( Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Allium brandegeei in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Sep 03. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Brandegee's onion

Allium brandegeei is a plant species native to the western United States. It has been reported from western Colorado, Utah, Idaho, eastern Oregon, Park County, Montana and Elko County, Nevada.[3][4]

Allium brandegeei grows in sandy, rocky soil at elevations of 1,200–3,300 metres (3,900–10,800 ft). One plant produces 1-5 round to egg-shaped bulbs up to 1.5 centimetres (0.59 in) in diameter. Flowers are bell-shaped, up 8 millimetres (0.31 in) long; tepals white with green or purple midvein.[3][5][6][7]

The Plant List
Flora of North America v 26 p 266, Allium brandegeei
BONAP (Biota of North America Program) floristic synthesis, Allium brandegeei
Watson, Sereno. 1882. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 17: 380..
Cronquist, A.J., A. H. Holmgren, N. H. Holmgren & Reveal. 1977. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. 6: 1–584. In A.J. Cronquist, A. H. Holmgren, N. H. Holmgren, J. L. Reveal & P. K. Holmgren (eds.) Intermountain Flora. Hafner Pub. Co., New York.
Hitchcock, C. H., A.J. Cronquist, F. M. Ownbey & J. W. Thompson. 1969. Vascular Cryptogams, Gymnosperms, and Monocotyledons. 1: 1–914. In C. L. Hitchcock Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

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