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Hooker's Onion, Tapertip
Alliaceae
Allium acuminatum


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Alliaceae Family

Allium Genus

Location

Commonly found in the western states of America. This specimen was found in Utah.

Physical Description
Perrenial, Forb, Herb


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General Information

Like all members of the Allium genus, the Hooker's Onion is edible. It's bulbs can be cooked in firepits or boiled in water.

The purple flowers appear after the leaves have died.





Hooker's Onion, Tapertip




Hooker's Onion, Tapertip




Hooker's Onion, Tapertip - Plant
Hooker's Onion, Tapertip - Plant - June 07, 2009



Hooker's Onion, Tapertip - Plant
Hooker's Onion, Tapertip - Plant - June 07, 2009

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