Allium canadense var. lavendulare
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash., suppl. 1: 51. 1955.
Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1–2 × 1–2.5 cm; inner coat cells obscure, regular or nearly so. Leaves usually 3–6; blade 1–6 mm wide, margins entire. Scape solitary, 20–60 cm. Umbel 25–60-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts 3, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers odorless, 5–8 mm; tepals spreading, lavender-pink, rarely white, thin; pedicel linear, ± stout, becoming subequal, 15–20 mm. 2n = 14, 28.
Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Generally in calcareous soils
Elevation: 100–600 m
Ark., Ill., Kans., Mo., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak.
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