Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Allium gooddingii M. Ownbey
Family: Alliaceae, formerly Liliaceae
Status: USFWS Species of Concern, Endangered Species State of NM, USFS Sensitive Species
Allium gooddingii is a beautiful tall onion with erect bright purple flowers. The outer bulb does not have conspicuously reticulate fibers. Thick rhizomes are present. The leaves are flat and 5-10mm wide. Allium gooddingii is found at upper elevations in the Mogollon Mountains.
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Allium gooddingii, photo Davena Crosley, Mogollon Mountains, August 27, 2013
Allium gooddingii, closeup of inflorescence, photo Davena Crosley, Mogollon Mountains, August 27, 2013
Allium gooddingii, detail of leaves, photo Davena Crosley, Mogollon Mountains, August 27, 2013
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