Allium canadense var. fraseri


Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 18: 195. 1951

Synonyms: Allium fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners Allium lavendulare var. fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.
Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.8–2.5 × 1.2–2 cm; inner coat cells obscure, ± regular. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins entire or denticulate. Scape usually solitary, 20–50 cm. Umbel 10–50-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts usually 3, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers fragrant, 4–7 mm; tepals spreading, white (rarely pink), thin; pedicel linear, stout, becoming subequal, 10–20 mm. 2n = 14, 21.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Generally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains
Elevation: 50–1100 m


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Kans., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak., Tex.


Selected References


Lower Taxa


AuthorDale W. McNeal Jr. + and T. D. Jacobsen +
AuthorityOwnbey +
DistributionKans. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +, S.Dak. + and Tex. +
Elevation50–1100 m +
HabitatGenerally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering Apr–Jun. +
Publication titleRes. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
Publication year1951 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V26/V26 404.xml +
SynonymsAllium fraseri + and Allium lavendulare var. fraseri +
Taxon familyLiliaceae +
Taxon nameAllium canadense var. fraseri +
Taxon parentAllium canadense +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +