Allium tolmiei (Hook. ) Baker ex S. Watson
TOLMIES ONION
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Allium tolmiei (Hook.) Baker ex S. Watson
Tolmie's onion

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General Information
Symbol: ALTO
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Allium L. – onion
Species Allium tolmiei (Hook.) Baker ex S. Watson – Tolmie's onion

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Allium tolmiei . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Allium tolmiei</i>
(Hook.) Baker ex S. Watson var. <i>
persimile</i>
Ownbey
Allium tolmiei var. persimile
sevendevils onion Distribution of <i>
Allium tolmiei</i>
(Hook.) Baker ex S. Watson var. <i>
platyphyllum</i>
(Tidestr.) Ownbey
Allium tolmiei var. platyphyllum
Wallowa onion Distribution of <i>
Allium tolmiei</i>
(Hook.) Baker ex S. Watson var. <i>
tolmiei </i>
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolmie's onion

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Noxious Weed Information
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Arkansas Allium
wild onion, wild garlic Noxious weed

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87. Allium tolmiei Baker, Bot. Mag. 32: under plate 6227. 1876.

Bulbs 1—10+, not clustered on stout primary rhizome, not forming rhizomes, renewal bulbs formed within coats of parent bulb, or borne terminally on rhizomes outside coats of parent bulb, parent bulb disappearing by anthesis except for still-functional roots and shriveled bulb coat, ovoid or oblique, 0.6—2 × 1—2.5 cm; outer coats enclosing 1 or more bulbs, brown, membranous, lacking cellular reticulation or cells arranged in only 2—3 rows distal to roots, ± quadrate, without fibers; inner coats white to pink, cells obscure, quadrate, or not visible. Leaves forming abcission layer at soil surface and deciduous or persistent with scape after seeds mature, also frequently breaking at soil surface after pressing, withering at tip at anthesis, 2, basally sheathing, sheaths not extending much above soil surface; blade solid, flat, ± falcate, 10—40 cm × 1—10 mm, margins entire. Scape deciduous or persistent, solitary, erect, solid, compressed to strongly flattened and winged or not, 5—40 cm × 1—5 mm. Umbel persistent, erect, compact to ± loose, 10—50-flowered, globose to hemispheric, bulbils unknown; spathe bracts persistent, 2—3, 8—17-veined, ovate to lanceolate, ± equal, apex acuminate. Flowers campanulate to ± stellate, 6—12 mm; tepals ± erect, almost white to pink, with prominent, darker midribs, lanceolate, ± equal, becoming rigid, spreading, carinate in fruit, margins entire, apex acute to acuminate, involute at tip; stamens included to ± equaling tepals or exserted; anthers purple to yellow; pollen yellow; ovary crestless or obscurely to prominently crested; processes 3 or 6, central, low, rounded to ± prominent, triangular, margins entire; style linear, ± equaling stamens; stigma capitate, unlobed or obscurely lobed; pedicel 5—25 mm. Seed coat dull; cells smooth.

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora): w United States.

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Number of matches : 16
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 5315 2021 0941 0031 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 5315 2021 0941 0032 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2292 [detail]
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2293 [detail]
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4375 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4376 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4377 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4378 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3525 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3526 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3527 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3528 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3529 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3530 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 1018 0867 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 1018 0868 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

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Number of matches : 29
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Allium tolmiei%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Onion
ID: 1342 3162 2247 0089 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2007 California Academy of Sciences

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0609 0712 [detail]
© 2009 Shawn DeCew

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0611 0391 [detail]
© 2011 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0611 0392 [detail]
© 2011 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0611 0393 [detail]
© 2011 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0412 1319 [detail]
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0412 1843 [detail]
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
Tolmie's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0412 1844 [detail]
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0812 2252 [detail]
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0813 2736 [detail]
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0813 2737 [detail]
© 2013 Jason Matthias Mills

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 1218 0394 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei
Allium tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 1218 0393 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 5315 2021 0941 0031 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 5315 2021 0941 0032 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2292 [detail]
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Tolm's Onion
ID: 0000 0000 0105 2293 [detail]
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4375 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4376 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4377 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0117 4378 [detail]
© 2017 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3525 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3526 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
Allium tolmiei var. tolmiei
ID: 0000 0000 0918 3527 [detail]
© 2018 John Doyen

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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