Allium canadense var. canadense

Synonyms: Allium canadense var. ovoideum Farwell Allium canadense var. robustum unknown Allium continuum unknown Allium mutabile unknown
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 235.
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Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.5–2.5 × 1–2 cm, inner coat cells obscure, regular or nearly so. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins usually entire. Scape solitary, 15–50 cm. Umbel usually 0–10-flowered, rarely producing capsules or seeds, pedicels replaced, all or in part, by ovoid bulbils, some of which may, in turn, bear secondary umbels, bulbils sessile or stalk less than 0.5 mm; spathe bracts usually 3, lanceolate to ovate. Flowers fragrant, 4–7 mm; tepals spreading, white or pink, thin; flowering pedicel, if present, filiform, ± equal, 10–70 mm. 2n = 21, 28.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jul.
Habitat: Roadsides, meadows, woods, and fields
Elevation: 0–700 m


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N.B., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.




Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.