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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium madidum
Name

Allium madidum S.Watson
References

USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (http://plants.usda.gov). Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

Vernacular names

Allium madidum, common name mountain swamp onion, is a plant species native to the west-central Idaho (Valley, Adams, and Washington Counties), southern Washington (Walla Walla County) and eastern Oregon. It grows in wet meadows at elevations of 1100–2000 m.[1][2][3]

Allium madidum produces 1-3 bulbs with as many as 30 smaller bulbels attached. The full-size bulbs are round to egg-shaped, up to 1.6 cm long. Flowers are bell-shaped, up to 10 mm across; tepals white with green or pink midveins; pollen yellow.[1][4][5] Flowers bloom May to July.[6]
References

Flora of North America v 26 p 255, Allium madidum
BONAP (Biota of North America Project), floristic synthesis Allium madidum
"Vascular Plant List, Walla Walla County, Don Knoke, 2004, Washington Native Plant Society" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
Sereno Watson. 1879. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14: 228.
Hitchcock, C. H., A.J. Cronquist, F. M. Ownbey & J. W. Thompson. 1969. Vascular Cryptogams, Gymnosperms, and Monocotyledons. 1: 1–914. In C. L. Hitchcock Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press, Seattle.
"Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - The University of Texas at Austin". www.wildflower.org.

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