Allium douglasii Hook.
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ALDO
Round cluster of flowers atop onion-scented plant.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: ID , OR , WA
Native Distribution: Columbia River Basin of southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon, and Columbia River Gorge; also reported in Idaho.
Native Habitat: Grasslands that are moist in winter.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Allium douglasii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allium douglasii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allium douglasii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff