Taxon: Allium canadense L.

 
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Amerallium
Section: Amerallium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 316541
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1195. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (in Cuba fide Mansf Ency)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Lampe & McCann)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed seed list 1998)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Liliaceae&GenusID=Allium&SpeciesID=canadense), Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  5. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  12. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  13. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  16. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)

Check other web resources for Allium canadense L. :

Images:

  • Bulblet: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316541. Accessed 21 May 2018.