Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3581

Forb
Perennial

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in limestone glades, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals, in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Allium stellatum   FAMILY Alliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium stellatum   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Glade Onion, Prairie Onion


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picture of -, image of Allium stellatum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_alst_001_lvd

        

picture of -, image of Allium stellatum

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_a_stellatum_b

August        

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