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Mountain swamp onion
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Allium madidum, common name mountain swamp onion, is a plant species native to the west-central Idaho (Valley, Adams, and Washington Counties), southern Washington (Walla Walla County) and eastern Oregon. It grows in wet meadows at elevations of 1100–2000 m.

Allium madidum produces 1-3 bulbs with as many as 30 smaller bulbels attached. The full-size bulbs are round to egg-shaped, up to 1.6 cm long. Flowers are bell-shaped, up to 10 mm across; tepals white with green or pink midveins; pollen yellow.

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