Allium cepa L.
Family: Amaryllidaceae
cultivated onion,  more...
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Robert W. Freckmann  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: perennial forb, onion odor
Leaves: basal, grass-like with pointed tips, hollow
Flowers: white to pink, tubular shape; inflorescence round cluster
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
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