Allium falcifolium

Coast Flatstem Onion

Erect flat stem, 2 sickle-shaped leaves. Leaves flat, 2–3 times longer than stem, bending to one side. Flowers 10–30 in clustered head, deep rosy pink, occasionally pale pink or dirty white, petals pointed, 3 low appendages attached to ovary. Grows on heavy, rocky serpentine, low to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--5 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Dry Rocky Sites
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes