Allium canadense var. canadense

IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Allium canadense var. ovoideum Farwell Allium canadense var. robustum Allium continuum Allium mutabile
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.5–2.5 × 1–2 cm, inner coat cells obscure, regular or nearly so. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins usually entire. Scape solitary, 15–50 cm. Umbel usually 0–10-flowered, rarely producing capsules or seeds, pedicels replaced, all or in part, by ovoid bulbils, some of which may, in turn, bear secondary umbels, bulbils sessile or stalk less than 0.5 mm; spathe bracts usually 3, lanceolate to ovate. Flowers fragrant, 4–7 mm; tepals spreading, white or pink, thin; flowering pedicel, if present, filiform, ± equal, 10–70 mm. 2n = 21, 28.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jul.
Habitat: Roadsides, meadows, woods, and fields
Elevation: 0–700 m

Distribution

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N.B., Ont., Que., Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thicker" is not a number."broad" is not a number.

versatile +  and dorsifixed +
cordate +  and linear +
Obtuse (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Linnaeus +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
straight +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
not carinate +  and channeled +
1mm;5mm +
conspicuous +
1.5cm +  and 2.5cm +
1 +  and 4 +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
grayish;brownish +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
nearly +  and regular +
N.B. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Ala. +, Ark. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
0–700 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
fragrant +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Roadsides, meadows, woods, and fields +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
denticulate +  and entire +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Apr–Jul. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 60cm +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
1mm +  and 5mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium canadense var. ovoideum +, Allium canadense var. robustum +, Allium continuum +  and Allium mutabile +
Allium canadense var. canadense +
Allium canadense +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
0-10-flowered +
persistent +
sinuous +  and straight +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +