Wild Onion

Wild Onion

Common name: Wild Onion

Latin name: Allium canadense L.

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Life Cycle: Perennial

Type: Grass-like

Description: Wild onion is a bulbous perennial herb with flat to concave solid leaves. Inflorescence consists of umbels with bulbils and few or no white flowers. It can easily be confused with Wild garlic (Allium vineale L.), but can be distinguished by Wild garlic having round, hollow leaves. However, herbicide selection between the two is often similar.

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Wild Onion