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*Allium vineale Linnaeus. Field Garlic, Onion-grass, Wild Onion. Phen: Late May-Jul; Jun-Aug. Hab: Lawns, pastures, other disturbed places. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Other Comments: This is the common weed, often known as "onion-grass".

Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, Il, Mi, NE, NY, Ok, Pa, RAB, S, S13, Tat, Va, W; > Allium vineale L. ssp. compactum – K1, K3, K4; > Allium vineale L. ssp. vineale – K1, K3, K4; > Allium vineale L. var. capsuliferum Syme – Mathew (1996); > Allium vineale L. var. compactum (Thuill.) Lej. & Courtois – Mathew (1996); > Allium vineale L. var. vineale – Mathew (1996)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 8

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