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White Wild Onion - Allium textile


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Bulbs ovoid, usually clustered; outer coat fibrous, net-like. Scapes terete, 5–25 cm. Leaves 2, channeled, 1–2 mm wide, barely persistent. Umbel hemispheric with 10 to 30 flowers; pedicels 5–20 mm long; bracts 3, ovate, acuminate. Flowers: tepals white sometimes tinged with pink with brown to pink midveins, 6–7 mm long; ovary with 6 crests adjacent to the style; stamens included. Seed surface smooth (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MN south to NV, UT and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 190

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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