Allium sanbornii var. congdonii

Jepson

Fl. Calif. 1: 275. 1921.

Endemic
Synonyms: Allium intactum Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 248.

Bulbs 1.5–2.5 (–3) × 1.2–2 cm. Scape 24–60 cm. Flowers: tepals: outer 4.5–6 mm, inner 6–7 mm, margins ± erose, apex acuminate to long-acuminate; anthers mostly purple; stigma distinctly 3-lobed; pedicel 8–22 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Jul.
Habitat: Heavy serpentine clay
Elevation: 400–700 m

Discussion

Allium sanbornii var. congdonii is known only from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number."broad" is not a number.

purple +  and yellow +
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Jepson +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +
2mm;4mm +
conspicuous +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1.5cm +  and 2.5cm +
1 +  and 3 +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
dark reddish-brown +
Lacking (?) +  and 1 (?) +
roughened +  and smooth +
quadrate +
400–700 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Heavy serpentine clay +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
white +  and light-brown +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
persistent +
spreading +  and erect +
irregular;erose +
gray +  and brown +
1/4 +  and 1/3 +
0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
crested +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Jun–Jul. +
white +  and yellow +
triangular +
dark reddish-brown +
lacking +  and 1 +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
persistent +
18cm +  and 60cm +
24 cm240 mm <br />0.24 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
2mm +  and 3mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
Allium intactum +
Allium sanbornii var. congdonii +
Allium sanbornii +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
petal-like +
unequal +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
18-190-flowered +
persistent +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +