Allium canadense var. lavendulare

(J. M. Bates) Ownbey & Aase

Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash., suppl. 1: 51. 1955.

Basionym: Allium lavendulare J. M. Bates Amer. Bot. (Binghamton) 22: 58. 1916
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

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

Distribution

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Ark., Ill., Kans., Mo., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak.

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 +
(J. M. Bates) Ownbey & Aase +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
Allium lavendulare +
straight +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
not carinate +  and channeled +
1mm;6mm +
conspicuous +
1cm +  and 2cm +
1 +  and 4 +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
grayish;brownish +
roughened +  and smooth +
elongate +
nearly +  and regular +
Ark. +, Ill. +, Kans. +, Mo. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +  and S.Dak. +
100–600 m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
sessile +  and pedicellate +
odorless +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Generally in calcareous soils +
paired +, paniculate +  and racemose +
persistent +
denticulate +  and entire +
open +  and fine-meshed +
gray +  and brown +
crested;3-lobed +
many;several +
spreading +  and erect +
subequal +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
membranous +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
Flowering May–Jul. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash., suppl. +
persistent +
10cm +  and 60cm +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +
1mm +  and 5mm +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
obovoid +
W2 +, W1 +, Illustrated +  and Endemic +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3-lobed +, unlobed +  and capitate +
Allium canadense var. lavendulare +
Allium canadense +
variety +
white;lavender-pink +
persisting +
distinct +
lanceolate +  and elliptic +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
25-60-flowered +
persistent +
sinuous +  and straight +
9 +, 8 +  and 7 +