Allium ursinum L.

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Allium ursinum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

Allium ursinum

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

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Kent number: 158/24/10
BRC number: 920000075
Common names: Ramsons
Status: Native
BSBI Species Code: A1
Bulb narrow, solitary. Leaves 2, elliptic to narrowly ovate, narrowed below into a distinct petiole, 5-20 cm. Scape 10-45 cm, semi-cylindric and 2-angled or 3-angled. Spathe scarious. Inflorescence 6-20-flowered; bulbils 0. Perianth-segments white, acute. Stamens included within perianth.
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Habitat: Forming large colonies in shady damp places in woodlands.
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Content last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008

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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Allium ursinum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-18

Hyde, M.A. (2018). UK Flora: Species information: Allium ursinum., retrieved 27 May 2018

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