Allium oleraceum L.
  • Sp. Pl.

This taxon is accepted by Amaryllidaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

"Bulbs ovoid-conic, 1–2 cm; stem slender, 3–6 dm; lvs linear, flat, 8–30 cm × 2–4 mm; umbel erect, subtended by 2 elongate linear bracts, bearing a few sessile bulblets and numerous nodding, red-purple or violet fls; stamens usually exsert, the filaments all slender; 2n=32, 40. Native of Europe, rarely adventive in our range."


  • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
  • 2 Sp. Pl.

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World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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