Allium canadense var. fraseri

Ownbey

Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 18: 195. 1951.

Endemic
Synonyms: Allium fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners Allium lavendulare var. fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.8–2.5 × 1.2–2 cm; inner coat cells obscure, ± regular. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins entire or denticulate. Scape usually solitary, 20–50 cm. Umbel 10–50-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts usually 3, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers fragrant, 4–7 mm; tepals spreading, white (rarely pink), thin; pedicel linear, stout, becoming subequal, 10–20 mm. 2n = 14, 21.


Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Generally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains
Elevation: 50–1100 m

Distribution

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Kans., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak., Tex.

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 +
Ownbey +
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 +
1.8cm +  and 2.5cm +
1 +  and 4 +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
grayish;brownish +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
Kans. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +, S.Dak. +  and Tex. +
50–1100 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 +
Generally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
denticulate +  and entire +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
subequal +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering Apr–Jun. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 60cm +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
1mm +  and 5mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium fraseri +  and Allium lavendulare var. fraseri +
Allium canadense var. fraseri +
Allium canadense +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
10-50-flowered +
persistent +
sinuous +  and straight +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +