Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Allium stellatum Ker Gawl. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Robert Bierman
Family Liliaceae
Allium stellatum Ker Gawl.
Autumn onion, prairie onion, wild onion
Allium: Latin for "garlic"
stellatum: starry
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-28" tall forb, onion odor; from oval to conical bulb
Flower: purple to pink, 6-parted, 1/4" -1/2" wide, stamens equal to or protruding from petal-like tepals; inflorescence erect, branched cluster (umbel); blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:3-lobed capsule
Leaf:3-6, basal, keeled, grass-like with pointed tips
Habitat: prairies, barrens, hills; in rocky, sandy soil
(Glossary)

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