Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Allium from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nodding Onion, Nodding Wild Onion
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July Haywood County NC
Corneille Bryan Native Garden
A crook in the peduncle just below the umbel causes it to nod, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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August Haywood County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
A many-flowered umbel without bulblets, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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Leaves mostly basally disposed, glaucous, flat, to 16" long, 0.33" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
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Pedicels 1.5-2.5cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.