Allium vineale

Allium vineale (wild garlic, onion grass, crow garlic, etc) is native to Europe, northwestern Africa, and the Middle East. This species was introduced in Australia and North America, where it has become a noxious weed. All parts of the plant have a strong garlic odor, which can contaminate milk when this species grows in dairy pastures. Like other potentially weedy onions, flowers are replaced by bulbils. text. Photos by Kathleen Sayce taken in Clatsop County, Oregon at a coastal prairie that spent decades as a dairy and then cattle ranch.

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