Allium tricoccum Sol.
Family: Amaryllidaceae
ramp, wild leek
Allium tricoccum image
Kitty Kohout  
Etymology: Allium: Latin for "garlic"
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall forb, onion odor; oval to conical bulb
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-July
Fruits: capsule with black seeds
Habitat: woods; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native