Allium shevockii
Common Name: Spanish Needle onion
Family: Alliaceae
Element Code: PMLIL022M0
Full Name: Allium shevockii D. McNeal

2003 Heath McAllister
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 10
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    9 1 0 0 0 0
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    4 6
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    10 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from fewer than 10 occurrences. Threatened by renewable energy development. See Madroño 34(2):150-154 (1987) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1988-01-01
  • Last Update: 2011-02-08
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 850 - 2500 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kern (KRN)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Tehachapi NE (212A) 35118B3,  Cross Mountain (236C) 35118C2,  Cinco (236D) 35118C1,  Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3,  Ninemile Canyon (282C) 35117G8,  Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1
  • 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 89
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 ].

35118B3=Tehachapi NE (212A) 35118B3;35118C2=Cross Mountain (236C) 35118C2;35118C1=Cinco (236D) 35118C1;35118C3=Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3;35117G8=Ninemile Canyon (282C) 35117G8;35118G1=Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1