Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann
Allium schoenoprasum L.
Allium: Latin for "garlic"
schoenoprasum: schoenos from schoinos, a rush, reed; prason for "leek"
|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|