Allium cernuum Roth
Family: Amaryllidaceae
nodding wild onion
[Allium allegheniense Small,  more]
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Paul Drobot  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-2' tall forb, onion odor; from thinly-conical bulb tapering to a stem
Leaves: grass-like, almost basal, shorter than the flowering stalk
Flowers: white to pink, 6-parted, 1/4" wide; inflorescence a many-flowered, nodding, rounded cluster (umbel), forming no bulblets; blooms July-Aug.
Fruits: 3-lobed capsule
Habitat: full sun; dry to moderate moisture; prairies, hillsides; in rocky, sandy, loamy, clayey soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Christopher Noll  
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Paul Drobot  
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Christopher Noll  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Margery Melgaard  
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Paul Drobot  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Margery Melgaard  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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