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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium parryi
Name

Allium parryi S.Watson
References

USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (http://plants.usda.gov). Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

Allium parryi is a North American species of wild onion[2] known by the common names Parry's onion and Parry's fringed onion. It is common in the Coast Ranges of southern California and northern Baja California.[1] It is also known from the southernmost reaches of the Sierra Nevada.[3][4][5]

Allium parryi produceds a reddish-brown bulb roughly a centimeter long. It produces a short stem up to a maximum height of about 20 centimeters and a single cylindrical leaf which is generally a bit longer. The inflorescence contains up to 50 pink-veined white flowers which turn darker pink as they age. Each flower has narrow tepals less than a centimeter long.[6][7]
References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Watson, Sereno 1879. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14: 231–232 in English
USDA Plants Profile
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map
Calflora Taxon Report 221, Allium parryi
Flora of North America, Allium parryi
Jepson Manual Treatment, Allium parryi

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