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Flowers:

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