Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Allium from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ramps, Red Ramps, Rampscallions, Wild Leek
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April Haywood County NC
Corneille Bryan Native Garden
Large flat leaves, 2-3" wide and to 12" long, wither before flowering, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
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April Sevier County TN
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Leaves usually absent at anthesis, blade tapering to long, slender petiole, per Flora of North America.
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May Haywood County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Leaf stalks often have a reddish cast, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
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2 glaucous leaves, with petioles 2-7cm long, are present from April into June, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
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Numerous white flowers crowded in an umbel atop the naked stalk, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.