Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spring Starflower, Spring Star, Star of Bethlehem
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Tristagma uniflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Tristagma uniflorum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Ipheion uniflorum 041-34-001

Has an onion-like odor when crushed. Petal midrib usually darker than petal, per Weeds of Southern Turfgrasses.


map not available need picture of flower of Allium/ Northoscordum spp., Onion, Garlic, Leek, Ramps
Common Name: Onion, Garlic, Leek, Ramps
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium/ Northoscordum spp.
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium spp. 041-35-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Field Garlic, Wild Onion, Crow Garlic, Onion Grass
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium vineale
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Allium vineale ssp. vineale
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium vineale 041-35-001

Flowers, if present, pinkish, on stalks c 10-20mm long, per www.plant-identification.co.uk


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium canadense var. canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium canadense var. canadense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium canadense var. canadense 041-35-002a

The terminal umbel is usually a mixture of bulblets and flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


range map need picture of flower of Allium canadense var. mobilense, Wild Onion
speaker icon Common Name: Wild Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium canadense var. mobilense
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium canadense var. mobilense
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium canadense var. mobilense 041-35-002b

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allium arenicola

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allium microscordion


range map need picture of flower of Allium cuthbertii, Cuthbert's Onion
Common Name: Cuthbert's Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium cuthbertii
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium cuthbertii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium cuthbertii 041-35-003

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allium cuthbertii


camera icon Common Name: Keever’s Onion, Brushy Mountain Onion
LESS THAN Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium cuthbertii
LESS THAN PLANTS National Database: Allium cuthbertii
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium cuthbertii 041-35-003?

SYNONYMOUS WITH New Combinations, Rank Changes... Vascular Flora of se US (Weakley et al., 2017) Allium keeverae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allium cuthbertii


Umbel hemispheric-globose; tepals medium-dark pink, per New Combinations, Rank Changes ... in Vascular Flora of se US II (Weakley et al., 2017).


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wild Leek, Yorktown Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium ampeloprasum
(?) GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Allium ampeloprasum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium ampeloprasum 041-35-004

(?) GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Allium atroviolaceum

GREATER THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Allium ampeloprasum var. atroviolaceum


Umbel erect, globose, to 500-flowered. Flowers urceolate, tepals erect, per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nodding Onion, Nodding Wild Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium cernuum
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Allium cernuum var. cernuum
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium cernuum 041-35-005

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Allium cernuum


A many-flowered umbel without bulblets, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ramps, Red Ramps, Rampscallions, Wild Leek
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium tricoccum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium tricoccum
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium tricoccum 041-35-007

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Validallium tricoccum


Numerous white flowers crowded in an umbel atop the naked stalk, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: False Garlic, Grace Garlic
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nothoscordum bivalve
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nothoscordum bivalve
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Allium bivalve 041-35-008

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nothoscordum bivalve


The 6 tepals, about 0.5" long, are spreading and white, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Flatrock Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium speculae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium speculae

Umbel erect, 10-15 flowered, hemispheric-globose. Tepals widely spreading, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Glade Onion, Prairie Onion
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium stellatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium stellatum

Tepals spreading; scape nodding in bud, becoming erect in flower or fruit, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Allium sativum, Garlic
speaker icon Common Name: Garlic
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Allium sativum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Allium sativum

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