February to April

Allium orientale (Liliaceae)

Eastern Leek

Round stems to 40 cm. Leaves, all basal up to 2.5 cm wide. White flowers in a dense umbel head.

Cornfields, waste ground.

Note: This species is similar, but smaller than A. nigrum whose leaves are up to 9 cm wide.

(orientale: Lat. Eastern)


Corallia Bay. 11.3.2004