OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Allium mobilense   FAMILY Alliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Allium canadense var. mobilense

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

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium arenicola

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium microscordion

 

COMMON NAME:
Mobile Onion


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image of Allium mobilense, Mobile Onion

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_almu4_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Allium mobilense   FAMILY Alliaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Allium canadense var. mobilense

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

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium arenicola

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Allium microscordion

 

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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC

Habitat: Dry woodlands, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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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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