Allium canadense var. canadense

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyAlliaceae
Family (Traditional)Alliaceae
GenusAllium
Species: Allium canadense
Infrapecies:Allium canadense L. var. canadense
Common NameMeadow Garlic
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: Yes; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Type: linear; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 6; Pistil Number: 1; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 6
C value 2
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Dwayne Estes
Allium canadense var. canadense - Milo Pyne
Allium canadense var. canadense - Milo Pyne
Allium canadense var. canadense - Milo Pyne
Allium canadense var. canadense - Milo Pyne
Allium canadense var. canadense - Tara Littlefield
Allium canadense var. canadense - Tara Littlefield
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw
Allium canadense var. canadense - Joey Shaw