Difference between revisions of "Allium unifolium"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Allium unifolium''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Allium unifolium''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Pink Meadow Onion, One-leaf Onion</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Pink Meadow Onion, One-leaf Onion</h3>
Large and ornamental onion good for meadows and rock gardens. Native to grassy streambanks of Northern California, it thrives in moist, heavy soil.  Tolerates clay soil, some shade and summer water. Uncommon.<br>
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:Large and ornamental onion good for meadows and rock gardens. Native to grassy streambanks of Northern California, it thrives in moist, heavy soil.  Tolerates clay soil, some shade and summer water. Uncommon.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Amaryllidaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Amaryllidaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Bulb
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:'''Plant Type:''' Bulb
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2' H
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2' H
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Clumps of grass-like leaves
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Clumps of grass-like leaves
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Summer dormant
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Summer dormant
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to part shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to part shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable, prefers clay
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable, prefers clay
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Infrequent to occasional
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Infrequent to occasional
  
'''Cold Hardy to:'''  
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:'''Cold Hardy to:'''  
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Pink and white
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:'''Flower Color:''' Pink and white
  
'''Endangered?'''  
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:'''Endangered?:'''  
  
'''Distribution:''' Northwestern and Central Western CA
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:'''Distribution:''' Northwestern and Central Western CA
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Moist clay or serpentine, especially grassy streambanks
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Moist clay or serpentine, especially grassy streambanks
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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[[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:fragrant_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 04:15, 30 March 2009

Allium unifolium
Allium unifolium
Allium unifolium
Allium unifolium Bulb

Botanical Name: Allium unifolium
Common Name: Pink Meadow Onion, One-leaf Onion

Large and ornamental onion good for meadows and rock gardens. Native to grassy streambanks of Northern California, it thrives in moist, heavy soil. Tolerates clay soil, some shade and summer water. Uncommon.

Plant Family: Amaryllidaceae
Plant Type: Bulb
Height by Width: 2' H
Growth Habit: Clumps of grass-like leaves
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable, prefers clay
Water Requirements: Infrequent to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Pink and white
Endangered?:
Distribution: Northwestern and Central Western CA
Natural Habitat: Moist clay or serpentine, especially grassy streambanks

Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg Fragrant iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links