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Allium plummerae

Allium plummerae S. Watson

 

Tanner’s Canyon Onion

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderAsparagalesA diverse group that includes asparagus
FamilyAmaryllidaceaeAmaryllis family—plants that grow from bulbs. Includes onions and many others
GenusAlliumOnions, leeks, shallots, garlic, scallions, etc.
SpeciesplummeraeNamed by Edward Greene for Sara Allen Plummer (1836-1923), a botanist and expert on ferns and seaweeds

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Allium plummerae description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 29 Oct 2013.

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Allium plummerae (Tanner’s Canyon Onion)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 8" (21 × 20 cm)

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