Allium praecox facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAllium praecox
Allium hyalinum var. praecox (Brandegee) Jeps.
Allium praecox is a species of wild onion known by the common name early onion.
Allium praecox grows from a brownish or grayish bulb between one and two centimeters long. The scape is round in cross-section, up to 60 cm long. A single plant generally has two or three long, keeled leaves about the same length as the scape or sometimes a little longer.
The umble consistes up to 40 flowers, each on a long pedicel up to 4 cm long, the flowers up to 15 mm across. The tepals are pink with darker purple veins. Anthers are purple or yellow; pollen yellow.
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