Allium tricoccum var. burdickii

Hanes

Rhodora 55: 243. 1953. 1953

Endemic
Synonyms: Allium burdickii (Hanes) A. G. Jones
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 234.

Bulbs mostly 2–4(–5) × 1–1.5 cm. Leaf blade (1.5–)2–4(–4.5) cm wide, scarcely petiolate or less strongly so than in var. tricoccum, sheaths and petioles not anthocyanous. Scape (10–)13–16(–18) cm. Umbel (6–)12–18(–24)-flowered; spathe bracts 1–2 cm. 2n = 16.


Phenology: Flowering early Jun.
Habitat: Dry soil in upland woods
Elevation: 0–1800 m

Distribution

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Ont., Que., Ala., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Maine, Mich., Minn., Mo., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Pa., S.Dak., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Discussion

Allium tricoccum var. burdickii is apparently rare in the eastern part of its range and in the Ozark Plateau region.

With its overlapping characteristics and distribution, Allium tricoccum var. burdickii is doubtfully separate from var. tricoccum.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Ky. +, Maine +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mo. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
0–1800 m +
Dry soil in upland woods +
Flowering early Jun. +
Allium burdickii +
Allium tricoccum var. burdickii +
Allium tricoccum +
variety +