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 (English)
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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Images last updated: Saturday 26 July 2008


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BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Allium ursinum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Allium ursinum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Allium ursinum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Allium ursinum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Allium ursinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Allium ursinum
Ispot: Allium ursinum
JSTOR Plant Science: Allium ursinum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Allium ursinum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Allium ursinum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Allium ursinum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Allium ursinum
Tropicos: Allium ursinum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Species information: Allium ursinum., retrieved 18 June 2024

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