Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC & SC)

Look for it in dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Allium canadense var. mobilense   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Allium canadense var. mobilense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-35-002b:
Allium canadense var. mobilense   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Allium mutabile

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Garlic, Wild Onion