Biarum carduchorum
Wed, 06 Jun 2007 18:36:04 PDT
On 6 Jun 07, at 11:22, Jim McKenney wrote:

> ...Most plants bloom at the beginning of the growing season, and
> their developing seeds have the advantage of clement conditions. 

Another odd customer in this respect is Allium accuminatum; it 
flowers after the leaves have withered.

Mine (collected locally) are just coming into flower now as we head 
into the dry season.

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Maritime Zone 8, a cool Mediterranean climate

on beautiful Vancouver Island

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