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Allium bigelovii

Allium bigelovii S. Watson

Bigelow's Onion, New Mexico Wild Leek

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ALBI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 5 inches tall.
Leaf: Two slender leaves up to about 8 inches long.
Flower: Umbel with 10-25 flowers.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Allium bigelovii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allium bigelovii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allium bigelovii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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