Allium atrorubens var. atrorubens
Common Name: Great Basin onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL02061
Full Name: Allium atrorubens Wats. var. atrorubens

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 19
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 5 4 0 0 10
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    6 13
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    19 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • See Botany of the King Exploration, p. 352 (1871) for original description, and Madroño 39(2):83-89 (1992) for distribution in CA.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-06-12
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1200 - 2315 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Lassen (LAS),  Mono (MNO),  San Bernardino (SBD)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Silurian Valley (228B) 35116D2,  Red Pass Lake Ne (229A) 35116D3,  Red Pass Lake Nw (229B) 35116D4,  Silurian Lake (251C) 35116E2,  Old Ibex Pass (252B) 35116F4,  Avawatz Pass (252C) 35116E4,  Sheep Creek Spring (252D) 35116E3,  Leach Lake (253C) 35116E6,  East of Leach Lake (253D) 35116E5,  Coso Peak (304B) 36117B6,  Big Pine (393A) 37118B3,  Tungsten Hills (414D) 37118C5,  Banner Ridge (433A) 37118F5,  River Spring (451A) 37118H5,  Benton Hot Springs (451D) 37118G5,  Bodie (470A) 38119B1,  Big Alkali (470B) 38119B2,  Lundy (470C) 38119A2,  Doyle (602D) 40120A1,  Little Mud Flat (620B) 40120D2,  Wendel (620C) 40120C2,  Spencer Creek (620D) 40120C1,  Shaffer Mtn. (621A) 40120D3
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1555
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

35116D2=Silurian Valley (228B) 35116D2;35116D3=Red Pass Lake Ne (229A) 35116D3;35116D4=Red Pass Lake Nw (229B) 35116D4;35116E2=Silurian Lake (251C) 35116E2;35116F4=Old Ibex Pass (252B) 35116F4;35116E4=Avawatz Pass (252C) 35116E4;35116E3=Sheep Creek Spring (252D) 35116E3;35116E6=Leach Lake (253C) 35116E6;35116E5=East of Leach Lake (253D) 35116E5;36117B6=Coso Peak (304B) 36117B6;37118B3=Big Pine (393A) 37118B3;37118C5=Tungsten Hills (414D) 37118C5;37118F5=Banner Ridge (433A) 37118F5;37118H5=River Spring (451A) 37118H5;37118G5=Benton Hot Springs (451D) 37118G5;38119B1=Bodie (470A) 38119B1;38119B2=Big Alkali (470B) 38119B2;38119A2=Lundy (470C) 38119A2;40120A1=Doyle (602D) 40120A1;40120D2=Little Mud Flat (620B) 40120D2;40120C2=Wendel (620C) 40120C2;40120C1=Spencer Creek (620D) 40120C1;40120D3=Shaffer Mtn. (621A) 40120D3