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Allium cuthbertii Small. Cuthbert's Onion. Phen: May-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry sandy areas. Dist: C. SC south through GA and AL to ne. FL. Previous reports from NC are based on misidentifications or populations now recognized as Allium keeverae.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: The bright emerald green ovary of the fresh flowers is a striking and distinctive character for distinguishing A. cuthbertii and A. keeverae from some similar taxa.

Synonymy: = K4, S, S13, Poindexter, Weakley, & Williams (2017) in Weakley et al (2017); < Allium cuthbertii Small – FNA26, K1, K3, RAB, W, WH3

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Heliophily: 9

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