Allium stellatum Ker Gawl.
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Autumn onion,  more...
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Derek Anderson  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-28" tall forb, onion odor; from oval to conical bulb
Leaves: 3-6, basal, keeled, grass-like with pointed tips
Flowers: purple to pink, 6-parted, 1/4" -1/2" wide, stamens equal to or protruding from petal-like tepals; inflorescence erect, branched cluster (umbel); blooms July-Sept.
Fruits: 3-lobed capsule
Habitat: prairies, barrens, hills; in rocky, sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert Bierman  
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Derek Anderson  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Aaron Carlson  
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