Wild garlic, Allium vineale L.
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Wild garlic, Allium vineale L. by Jim P. Fitzsimmons

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Published by Oregon State University Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension, University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Corvallis, Or.], [Olympia, Wash.], [Moscow, Idaho], [Wsashington, D.C.] .
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  • Allium vineale -- Control.

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Other titlesAllium vineale L.
StatementJ.P. Fitzsimmons and L.C. Burrill.
SeriesPNW -- 444., Weeds, PNW (Series) -- 444., Weeds (Pacific Northwest Cooperative Extension)
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension., Oregon State University. Extension Service., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension System., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
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Pagination1 sheet (2 p.) :
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Open LibraryOL16048784M

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Weed of the Week Wild Garlic Allium vineale L. Common Names: field garlic, crow garlic, scallions, wild onion, wild garlic Native Origin: Europe, north Africa and western Asia Description: A perennial herb/forb in the lily family (Liliaceae) growing about 8 - 12 inches in height. Bright green tubular leaves arise from the main underground bulb in early spring.   Some people call it wild garlic, some people call it field garlic. Whatever you call it, Allium vineale is a strong and flavorful vegetable. The flavor and appearance actually resemble those of onion more than garlic. Unmowed, it grows to be twelve to eighteen inches tall, with hollow gray-green leaves emerging from a single bulb, . Wild Garlic (Allium vineale L.) Classification: Kingdom: Plantae: Phylum: Magnoliophyta: Class: Liliopsida: Order: Asparagales: Family: Lilaceae: Genus: Allium: Species: ineale Characteristics: Wild garlic is a perennial herb growing approximately 8 to 12 inches in height. Bright green tubular leaves arise from the main underground bulb in. Allium vineale is a perennial plant that originates from a bulb. Plants range from in. ( cm) in height. Foliage Leaves are tubular, hollow, slender, and have a waxy appearance. Flowers In May to June plants produce purple, tubular flowers that are less than in. (5 mm) long. Fruit.

Wild Garlic Larry Steckel, Assistant Professor, Plant Sciences Wild garlic bulbs: aerial, central, soft offset and hard-shelled. Allium vineale L Also known as: wild onion, crow garlic, field onion, Jamestown-grass, Stag’s garlic, scallion, ramsons and rush-leek. Classification and Description: Wild garlic is a member of the Liliaceae, or lily,File Size: KB. Allium vineale L. – wild garlic Subordinate Taxa. The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Allium vineale. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Allium vineale ssp. compactum compact onion. Postemergence herbicides for wild garlic (Allium vineale) control. 3 of postemergence herbicides. Use products contain-ing 2,4-D alone or in combination with dicamba (Table 1). Some ALS-inhibiting herbicides (Corsair, Monument, etc.) can also be used to control wild gar-lic. Herbicide applications should be made in the fall. Similar Species • Wild onion (Allium canadense L.) is often confused with wild garlic (Allium vineale L.). Both plants often occupy the same sites. Wild onion can be distinguished from wild garlic by its leaves that are flat in cross section and not hollow; the presence of a fibrous coat on the central bulb, the offset bulblets at the base of the plant and the areal bulblets readily.

Allium vineale is a BULB growing to m (2ft) by m (0ft 4in) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. It is in leaf from October to August, in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen from August to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. Allium vineale, Wild Onion, Crow Garlic. Family: Alliaceae Genus: Allium Creamy/beige flowers. Thin, chive like, mid green leaves. Culinary; use in salads, with roast potatoes and with egg dishes. Wild garlic Allium vineale L. vs. Wild onion Allium canadense L. Liliaceae (Lily family) Life cycle Perennial. Leaves Leaves of wild garlic are hollow and branch off the main stem. Leaves of wild onion are flat, not hollow, and emerge from the base of the plant. Leaves of both plants are thin, green and waxy, and can be confused with grasses.   Wild onion (Allium vineale), also called scallions, and wild garlic, is a upright, erect, long-lived, perennial, herbaceous plant perennial plant in Liliaceae family that grows about cm tall, but sometimes reaching up to 1 m in Growth Habit: Upright, erect, long-lived, perennial, herbaceous plant.