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1 Species ID Suggestions

DerrickLK
DerrickLK 9 years ago
tapertip onion
Allium acuminatum Allium acuminatum


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5 Comments

DerrickLK
DerrickLK 8 years ago

I just took a look there is Triteleia (the new genus name for Brodiaea) hyacinthina and Triteleia grandiflora in Idaho according to the PLANTS database. I'm still sticking with Allium acuminatum from the comparison. Wild onion is very common for southern Idaho, especially this exact species.

tparkergeum
tparkergeum 8 years ago

It might actually be a Brodiaea spp (hyacinth) which is also in the Lily family.

tana.d.wood
tana.d.wood 9 years ago

I didn't to smell it, or apparently slow down my hike enough to focas the camera very well but I believe that you are right. Tapertip Onion! Thanks ;)

DerrickLK
DerrickLK 9 years ago

Definitely looks like a wild onion.

Behn
Behn 10 years ago

Did it smell like onion? Could be Allium cernuum.

tana.d.wood
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tana.d.wood

Boise, Idaho, USA

Spotted on Jun 15, 2011
Submitted on Jun 15, 2011

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