Leek

Allium tricoccum

Family Lily (Liliaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Moist deciduous forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 5-10″
Flower Flowers form in a round cluster 1-1.5″ wide on a ramp that comes up after the leaves have died. Each flower has 6 parts about 1/4″ wide.
Leaf Leaves are basal, lance-like flat leaves that disappear before the plant flowers.
Notes Leeks have an onion or garlic smell and have an oval root bulb.

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