Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides

(Bush) Ownbey

Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 18: 191. 1951.

Endemic
Basionym: Allium hyacinthoides Bush Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 17: 119. 1906
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.5–2.5 × 2–3 cm; inner coat cells obscure, regular or nearly so. Leaves 3–6; blade 2–7 mm wide, margins entire or denticulate. Scape solitary, 15–30 cm. Umbel 25–60-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts 3–4, lanceolate. Flowers fragrant, 5–7 mm; tepals erect, pink, thin; pedicel not filiform, subequal, 15–20 mm. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering late Mar–Apr.
Habitat: On calcareous prairies or more infrequently in sandy soils
Elevation: 100–400 m

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 +
(Bush) Ownbey +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Allium hyacinthoides +
straight +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
not carinate +  and channeled +
2mm;7mm +
conspicuous +
1.5cm +  and 2.5cm +
1 +  and 4 +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
grayish;brownish +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
nearly +  and regular +
Okla. +  and Tex. +
100–400 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
fragrant +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
On calcareous prairies or more infrequently in sandy soils +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
denticulate +  and entire +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
not filiform +
subequal +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering late Mar–Apr. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 60cm +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
1mm +  and 5mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium canadense var. hyacinthoides +
Allium canadense +
variety +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
25-60-flowered +
persistent +
sinuous +  and straight +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +