are all alliums edible?

Nhu Nguyen
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 22:05:13 PST
The genus Nectaroscordum is now considered an Allium through molecular data.
However, it's smell isn't quite what I would describe as an onion. It's a
little nauseating to me...


On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Mark McDonough <>wrote:

>   It's interesting that there are whole sections of the genus
> allium, where the plants have no onion smell at all (perhaps these are the
> unpalatable ones?)."
> Mark McDonough


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