Allium canadense
Family: Amaryllidaceae
meadow garlic,  more...
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: erect, perennial, 8"-24" tall forb, onion odor; stems pithy, stout; from oval to conical bulb
Leaves: grass-like, flat, only on lower third of the stem, bases clasping
Flowers: white to pink, 6-parted, 1/2" wide, on 1/4"-1" stalks; inflorescence an erect, rounded cluster (umbel), flowers often replaced by stalkless, 1/4" bulblets; blooms May-June
Fruits: rarely-produced capsule
Habitat: dry, moderate moisture, to wet; open woods, prairies
Conservation Status: Native
Allium canadense image
Christopher Noll  
Allium canadense image
Christopher Noll  
Allium canadense image
Christopher Noll  
Allium canadense image
Aaron_Carlson  
Allium canadense image
Arthur Meeks  
Allium canadense image
Aaron_Carlson  
Allium canadense image
Aaron_Carlson  
Allium canadense image
Merel R. Black  
Allium canadense image
Aaron_Carlson  
Allium canadense image
Christopher Noll  
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