Allium canadense var. lavendulare

(J. M. Bates) Ownbey & Aase
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash., suppl. 1: 51. 1955.
Basionym: Allium lavendulare J. M. Bates Amer. Bot. (Binghamton) 22: 58. 1916
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1–2 × 1–2.5 cm; inner coat cells obscure, regular or nearly so. Leaves usually 3–6; blade 1–6 mm wide, margins entire. Scape solitary, 20–60 cm. Umbel 25–60-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts 3, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers odorless, 5–8 mm; tepals spreading, lavender-pink, rarely white, thin; pedicel linear, ± stout, becoming subequal, 15–20 mm. 2n = 14, 28.


Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Generally in calcareous soils
Elevation: 100–600 m

Distribution

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Ark., Ill., Kans., Mo., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
(J. M. Bates) Ownbey & Aase +
Allium lavendulare +
Ark. +, Ill. +, Kans. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +  and S.Dak. +
100–600 m +
Generally in calcareous soils +
Flowering May–Jul. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash., suppl. +
W2 +, W1 +, Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Allium canadense var. lavendulare +
Allium canadense +
variety +