Definition of Allium acuminatum

1. Noun. A common North American wild onion with a strong onion odor and an umbel of pink flowers atop a leafless stalk; British Columbia to California and Arizona and east to Wyoming and Colorado.

Exact synonyms: Hooker's Onion
Group relationships: Allium, Genus Allium
Generic synonyms: Wild Onion

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allium Acuminatum

Alligator mississipiensis
Alligator sinensis
Allionia incarnata
Allis' sign
Allis forceps
Allium acuminatum (current term)
Allium ampeloprasum
Allium ascalonicum
Allium canadense
Allium carinatum
Allium cepa
Allium cepa aggregatum
Allium cepa viviparum
Allium cernuum
Allium fistulosum
Allium haematochiton
Allium neopolitanum
Allium paradoxum
Allium porrum
Allium sativum

Literary usage of Allium acuminatum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories by Geological Survey of the Territories (U.S.) (1873)
"Allium stellatum, Fraser.—Snake River Valley, July. Allium acuminatum, Hook.—Téton Basin, July. ..."

2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1896)
"Allium acuminatum, Hook. On gravelly banks, Botanie, west of Spence's Bridge, BC, 1890. (Jos. ..."

3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1855)
"... about the Falls also at the Columbia Eiver and Fort Colv.ille. June. n. 569. 2. Allium acuminatum, Hook. Fl. Bor. Am. vol. ii. p. 184. t. 196. HAB. ..."

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