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Allium canadense var. canadense

Allium canadense L. var. canadense

Meadow Garlic, Wild Onion, Canada Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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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.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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