OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Alliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-35-003:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium cuthbertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuthbert's Onion


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Alliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-35-003:
Allium cuthbertii   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium cuthbertii

 

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4257

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon to rare (an endemic)

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals in two whorls of 3
6 stamens
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a hemispheric-globose umbel

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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