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Allium drummondii

Allium drummondii Regel

Drummond's Onion, Wild Garlic, Drummond Wild Onion

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Allium drummondii

Drummond Onion


Location: 200 m inside guardgate on S Oakwell Farms Pky & 50 m S of the Pky--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Morning sun; level, damp, alkaline soil at foot of hill. Several colonies.

Description: Perennial from bulb (ovoid, to 1 cm dia, coated w/series of brown, fiberous, fine-meshed reticula whose interstices remain closed). Leaves basal, about 3, equal to or shorter than the scape (which is 1-3 dm tall), channeled, dark-green, mildly garlic flavored. Spathe membraneous, breaking into 2-3 parts, persistant. Infloresence 8-13+ flowers; segments 6-9 mm long, pink.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 27, 1994
Specimen number: 549

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0832
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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