Tapertip onion

Allium acuminatum

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cool
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
3600
Max elevation:
5600
Counties: 
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Maricopa
Mohave
Pinal
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
Low
Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
N
Reproduction: 
Low
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
NA
Citations:
Johnson 2013