Taxon: Allium validum S. Watson

Genus: Allium
  Subgenus: Amerallium
    Section: Caulorhizideum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Allioideae
      Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 404147
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 350. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Name Verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Nevada
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia


  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Nguyen, N. H. et al. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the wild onions (Allium; Alliaceae) with a focus on the western North American center of diversity Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 47:1157-1172.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Allium validum S. Watson :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image