Mark McDonough antennaria@charter.net
Sat, 19 Feb 2011 13:21:15 PST
Hello ramps officionados,

Jim, Allium tricoccum is found throughout Missouri, and much of eastern 
North America, some links provided.  I just posted a photo on the NARGS 
Forum showing a few variegated plants that Darrell Probst found in 
Massachusetts, take a look at the following link (click on thumbnail 
image to enlarge).


USDA plant profile and map:

Flora of North America species description, 2nd link is a distribution 


Mark McDonough
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> From: James Waddick <jwaddick@kc.rr.com>
> Subject: [pbs] Ramps
> Dear Friends,
> I just learned that Allium tricoccum , AKA 'wild leek'  AKA 'Ramps' is 
> native to my state of MO, but patchy and scattered through the state. 
> Just not right in my part so I have never had the joy of a ramps 
> eating binge.
> 	Anyone  in E. US a fan of this Allium? Is it worth trying to 
> cultivate as an edible?

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