Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Onion Family)

Alliaceae are perennials from bulbs or rhizomes. The flowers usually have 3 petals and sepals. The leaves have parallel veins. The Alliaceae have recently been split from the Liliaceae.

Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)
Allium gooddingii (Goodding's Onion)
Allium macropetalum (Arizona Onion)
Allium rhizomatum (New Mexico Onion)

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