Allium burdickii (Hanes) A.G.Jones
Family: Amaryllidaceae
narrow-leaved wild leek, wild leek
[Allium tricoccum var. burdickii Hanes]
Allium burdickii image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Allium burdickii image
University of Wisconsin - Madison (WIS-VP)  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb, onion odor; oval to conical bulb, mostly less than 3/4" thick
Leaves: basal, lance-like, flat, 1"-2" wide, found in early spring then disappearing when in flower
Flowers: white, 6-parted, 1/4" wide; inflorescence a 1 1/4" erect, rounded cluster (umbel); blooms June
Fruits: capsule with black seeds
Habitat: woods; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native