Latin name: Allium haematochiton S. Watson
  Pronunciation: AL-ee-um hee-mat-oh-KY-ton

  Common name: Red-skinned onion
  Family: Alliaceae (Onion)
  Habitat: Dry slopes, ridges, on clay or stony soils,
  chaparral, coastal sage scrub, valley grasslands to
  2500'

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Allium
  2) haematochiton
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