Plant Identification Database:
Amaryllidaceae (Daffodil)
Alliaceae [Onion]
Order: Asparagales; Class: Monocotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Alliaceae: LV: simple, entire, basal, u. linear, sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, u. actinomorphic, umbel, 3 petals, 3 sepals, imbricate, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, bulb; EC: u. roots edible
basal, sheath simple, , u. linear entire Parallel venation P: 3; S: 3; 6 parts, u. actinomorphic, imbricate, White; Yellow; Orange; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet; Green; Brown umbellate Panicle, Terminal S: 6; P: 1, 3-carpellate; O: superior u. capsule, s. berry herb R: Bulb u. roots Alliaceae: LV: simple, entire, basal, u. linear, sheath, parallel venation; FL: 6 parts, u. actinomorphic, umbel, 3 petals, 3 sepals, imbricate, 6 stamens, 1 pistil, 3-carpellate, ovary superior; FR: u. capsule, s. berry; ST: herb, bulb; EC: u. roots edible
Wild garlic Allium canadense Allium Basal Whole, Linear Entire A: Acute; B: Acute >6" 6 parts Red/Pink/Orange Umbel <1", Spring; Summer Herb, >1', Erect Leaf raw Wild garlic Allium canadense
Red onion Allium cepa cultivar Allium Foliage, Harold Feinstein Red onion Allium cepa cultivar
Nodding onion Allium cernuum Allium basal whole, linear entire 2-10" 6 parts red/violet umbel, scapose, nodding 1/4", Jun-Oct S: yellow herb, 4-20", erect R: bulb leaf, root San Juan NF CO Nodding onion Allium cernuum lady's leek
Garlic Allium sativum Allium R: Bulb Root raw Foliage, Harold Feinstein Garlic Allium sativum
Wild leek Allium tricoccum Allium Basal Whole, Oblong Entire >6", Parallel venation Herb, Erect Leaf raw; Root raw Forest Hancock woods Wild leek Allium tricoccum
Field garlic Allium vineale Allium Basal, Sessile Whole, Acicular Entire A: Acuminate; B: Acute >1" 6 parts Violet Head-globose, Terminal <1", Spring; Summer Herb, >1', Erect Leaf raw Cape Ann, backyard garden Thornliebank Field garlic Allium vineale
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION