Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or you can choose a plant family:

Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides

Allium canadense L. var. hyacinthoides (Bush) Ownbey & Aase

Hyacinth Meadow Garlic

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Allium canadense ssp. hyacinthoides, Allium hyacinthoides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Leaves up to about 20 inches long. Flower scape up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Seeds black.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides


Record Modified: 2023-04-10
Research By: SET

Go back