Wild garlic
Allium vinealeLiliaceae
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Photos (c) Cheryl Comeau Beaton unless otherwise noted

Synonyms:

  • Wild onion, Field garlic, Crow garlic

Dispersal:

  • by seed
  • asexually by bulbils that form in place of fruits in the flower head

Key ID Features:

  • Plant parts all emit a strong garlic odor.

Notes:

  • More information about the invasiveness of this species elsewhere is required to determine whether it might be a potential threat.

Growth Form: Herb

Origin: Europe, North Africa, West Asia

Level of Invasiveness for Nantucket: Do not list at this time

Level of Invasiveness for Massachusetts: Not evaluated

Massachusetts Cultivation Restrictions: no




Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to the Invasive Plants of Nantucket (c) 2005-2006 Maria Mitchell Association, EFG Project, UMass Boston