Page author: David Giblin
Allium textile
textile onion, white wild onion

Distribution: Reported to occur east of the Cascades crest in southeastern Washington, but no specimens have been seen; Alberta to northeastern Nevada, east to Utah and New Mexico.

Habitat: Open areas in plains and low hills.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Allium textile A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Publication: Bot. Gaz. 56: 470. 1913. 1913.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Allium aridum Rydb.
Allium reticulatum Fraser ex G. Don
Allium reticulatum Fraser ex G. Don var. playanum M.E. Jones
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Allium textile in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Allium textile checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Allium textile atlas page.

CalPhotos: Allium textile photos.

USDA Plants: Allium textile information.

4 photographs:
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