Allium cernuum Roth

Nodding Onion

Herb with narrowly ovoid bulbs. Leaves 4-6, linear, flat, basal, shorter than stem. Inflorescence 30-70 cm, stem solid, spathes 2. Flowers 30-40, nodding, 4-6 mm long, cup-shaped; summer. Tepals white to pink or maroon. Stamens much longer than tepals.

North America

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Alliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Amaryllidaceae
genus        Allium L.