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Nodding Onion (Allium cernuum)

  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 498. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 498. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US EPA
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. Scanned by Omnitek. Edited by User:Earthdirt. | USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 1: 498. | License: PD USDA
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: George F Mayfield | originally posted to Flickr as Allium cernuum NODDI... | License: CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: George F Mayfield | originally posted to Flickr as Allium cernuum NODDI... | License: PD US EPA
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: Gerry Roe | originally posted to Flickr as Nodding Onion | License: CC-BY-SA-2.0
  • Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) https://www.sagebud.com/nodding-onion-allium-cernuum/
    Credit: Crazytwoknobs | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
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Allium Cernuum, or more commonly know as Nodding Onion, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Allium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Allium Cernuum or Nodding Onion's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Allium
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IA (T) MN (T) NY (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (nodding wild onion) MN (nodding wild onion) NY (wild onion)


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