CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record allium_atrorubens_var._atrorubens - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 04:58 ET b
Allium atrorubens var. atrorubens
common nameGreat Basin onion
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life form bulbiferous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4T4      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (23):
Silurian Valley (228B) 3511642, Red Pass Lake NE (229A) 3511643, Red Pass Lake NW (229B) 3511644, Silurian Lake (251C) 3511652, Old Ibex Pass (252B) 3511664, Avawatz Pass (252C) 3511654, Sheep Creek Spring (252D) 3511653, Leach Lake (253C) 3511656, East Of Leach Lake (253D) 3511655, Coso Peak (304B) 3611726, Big Pine (393A) 3711823, Tungsten Hills (414D) 3711835, Banner Ridge (433A) 3711865, River Spring (451A) 3711885, Benton Hot Springs (451D) 3711875, Bodie (470A) 3811921, Big Alkali (470B) 3811922, Lundy (470C) 3811912, Doyle (602D) 4012011, Little Mud Flat (620B) 4012042, Wendel (620C) 4012032, Spencer Creek (620D) 4012031, Shaffer Mountain (621A) 4012043
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Lassen (LAS), Mono (MNO), San Bernardino (SBD), Arizona (AZ), Nevada (NV), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/rocky or sandy
blooming period May-Jun  
elevation range1200 - 2315 meters
See Botany of the King Exploration, p. 352 (1871) for original description, and Madroņo 39(2):83-89 (1992) for distribution in CA.
full nameAllium atrorubens Wats. var. atrorubens
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ALATA Element Code  PMLIL02061
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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