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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Allium coryi M.E. Jones
Yellow-flowered onion, Yellowflower onion
USDA Symbol: ALCO
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Complexity: Simple Flower:
Flowers in 4 inch globe
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
TX Native Distribution:
Known only from western Texas. Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Calcareous.
BenefitUse Ornamental: Attractive, Blooms ornamental, Pocket prairie, Shortgrass meadow
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff