Allium canadense var. fraseri


Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. 18: 195. 1951.

Synonyms: Allium fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners Allium lavendulare var. fraseri (Ownbey) Shinners
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 236. Mentioned on page 235.

Bulbs without basal bulbels, 1.8–2.5 × 1.2–2 cm; inner coat cells obscure, ± regular. Leaves 3–6; blade 1–5 mm wide, margins entire or denticulate. Scape usually solitary, 20–50 cm. Umbel 10–50-flowered, producing capsules and seeds, bulbils almost unknown; spathe bracts usually 3, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers fragrant, 4–7 mm; tepals spreading, white (rarely pink), thin; pedicel linear, stout, becoming subequal, 10–20 mm. 2n = 14, 21.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jun.
Habitat: Generally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains
Elevation: 50–1100 m


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Kans., Nebr., Okla., S.Dak., Tex.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

Dale W. McNeal Jr. +  and T. D. Jacobsen +
Ownbey +
Kans. +, Nebr. +, Okla. +, S.Dak. +  and Tex. +
50–1100 m +
Generally in sandy or rocky soils, woods or plains +
Flowering Apr–Jun. +
Res. Stud. State Coll. Wash. +
Allium fraseri +  and Allium lavendulare var. fraseri +
Allium canadense var. fraseri +
Allium canadense +
variety +