Canada onion, Meadow garlic, Wild onion
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ALCAC
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Allium canadense var. canadense
Wild Onion, Canada Garlic
Location: 30 m N of new Iron Bridge on E side of Creek--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Habitat: Moist, sometimes inundated, alluvial soil. In heavy shade.
Description: Erect monocot from bulbs encased in conspicuous, fiberous reticula. Leaves narrow, basal, linear, dark green, channeled, concave-convex in cross-section, shorter than the 1.5-5 cm scape. A membraneous spathe encloses the infloresence which is made of ovoid bulblets instead of flowers.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 12, 1994
Specimen number: 543
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0826
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61
Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)