Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Allium schoenoprasum L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Paul Drobot

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Liliaceae
Allium schoenoprasum L.
Allium: Latin for "garlic"
schoenoprasum: schoenos from schoinos, a rush, reed; prason for "leek"
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-20" tall forb, onion odor; stems stout; roots a stem-like bulb
Flower: purple to pink, 6-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long; inflorescence several small, dense, rounded umbels; blooms June-July
Leaf:many, hollow, round in cross-section, and mostly along the stem

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Flora of North America (off site)
Allium schoenoprasum L. subsp. sibiricum (L.) Celak.
Allium schoenoprasum L. var. laurentianum Farw.
Allium schoenoprasum L. var. schoenoprasum
Allium schoenoprasum L. var. sibiricum (L.) Hartm.
Allium sibiricum L.

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