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Striped garlic
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Allium sanbornii var. jepsonii Ownbey & Aase ex Traub

Allium cuthbertii, common name striped garlic, is a plant species native to the southeastern United States. It occurs at elevations less than 300 m in Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and northeastern Florida.

Allium cuthbertii produces egg-shaped bulbs up to 2 cm long. Scapes are round, triangular or square in cross-section, up to 40 cm tall. Flowers are about 8 mm across, white, pink or purple; anthers and pollen yellow.

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