Allium canadense

Wild Onion


Crow-garlic, Scallions

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Spreading via bulbets
Propagation: Seed and above- and below-ground bulbets
Ligule: Not present
Auricles: Not present
Vernation: Round hollow stems
Collar: Not present
Root Type: Fibrous at the bottom of each bulb
Seedhead Color: Red-purple to pink, or sometimes white or greenish



Similar Species

  • Garlic, Wild Allium vineale

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control options not available
  • Post Emergence: Selective control options not available

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