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Scientific Name Allium cernuum USDA PLANTS Symbol
ALCE2
Common Name Nodding Onion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
42721
Family Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) Wildflower Center Reference
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Description Foothills to subalpine life zones; erect perennial to 20 inches tall; basal leaves to 10 inches long, smooth, grasslike, aromatic when crushed; pink flowers in drooping cluster, individual blossoms 1/4-inch across with 6 petals. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Allium geyeri USDA PLANTS Symbol
ALGE
Common Name Geyer's Onion ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
42643
Family Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis) eFloras.org Reference
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Description Foothills to alpine life zones; erect perennial to 20 inches tall with single, stout stem; slender basal leaves as long as stem, aromatic when crushed; pink flowers in small cluster, individual blossoms 3/16-inch across. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status
Native



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