Allium vineale L. - Field Garlic
Family - Liliaceae
Bulb with papery outer coating.
Bulb with coating removed. Arrow shows bulblet.
Base of leaf.
Bulblets of inflorescence.
Flowering - May - July.
Habitat - Waste ground, lawns, fields, disturbed sites, thickets, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to Europe.
Other information - This weedy species can be found scattered throughout Alabama and is probably present in nearly every county. The plant can be identified by the following characteristics:
Photographs taken off Providence Rd., Columbia, MO., 5-29-04.