Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09051 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Allium cernuum Roth
Common name   nodding wild onion
D.M. Barnes   3704  
   with L. St. Clair
Coll. Date 29 July 2003 
United States
Lemhi County
Locality Forest Service road 021, 0.6 mi N and uphill of Cougar Point Campground, off US 93.
     Elev.: 6863 ft. (2092 m.)
Habitat Notes Doug-fir, forest along roadcut. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 45° 5'  17" N, 114° 3'  23" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Allium cernuum Roth

Common Name(s): nodding onion.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=42721, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Liliopsida
                        Subclass: Liliidae
                            Order: Liliales
                                Family: Liliaceae
                                    Genus: Allium
                                        Species: Allium cernuum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09051s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01372s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03558s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03559s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04521s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05667s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07230s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09052 Arnica cordifolia      "heart-leaf arnica" same section
09050 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
09053 Shepherdia canadensis      "Canada buffaloberry" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cougar Point Recreation Site (Locale) Lemhi County, ID 2668 ft. S 6657  Lake Mountain 
Williams Creek Ranger Station (Locale) Lemhi County, ID 0.8 mi. SE 6057  Lake Mountain 
Peterson Ranch (Locale) Lemhi County, ID 1.7 mi. S 6286  Lake Mountain 
Williams Creek Summit (Gap) Lemhi County, ID 1.6 mi. W 7822  Lake Mountain 
West Fork Perreau Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2 mi. NE   Lake Mountain 
South Fork Williams Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2.2 mi. E   Lake Mountain 
North Fork Williams Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 2.2 mi. E   Lake Mountain 
Deep Creek Ridge (Ridge) Lemhi County, ID 2.5 mi. W 8570  Lake Mountain 
Phelan Mountain (Summit) Lemhi County, ID 3.4 mi. N 8905  Leesburg 
Crib Spring (Spring) Lemhi County, ID 3.9 mi. N 8150  Leesburg 
Tormay Mine (Mine) Lemhi County, ID 3.6 mi. E 6063  Williams Lake 
Lake Mountain (Summit) Lemhi County, ID 4.9 mi. S 9239  Lake Mountain 
Baldy (Summit) Lemhi County, ID 4.5 mi. NE 9121  Leesburg 
China Spring (Spring) Lemhi County, ID 5.5 mi. S 8832  Lake Mountain 
Phelan Ridge (Ridge) Lemhi County, ID 5.8 mi. N 8019  Leesburg 
South Fork Phelan Creek (Stream) Lemhi County, ID 5.5 mi. NW   Leesburg 
Williams Lake Recreation Site (Locale) Lemhi County, ID 6.1 mi. SE 5315  Williams Lake 
Williams Lake (Lake) Lemhi County, ID 6.3 mi. SE 5253  Williams Lake 


Taxon Links for species Allium cernuum  Roth

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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