Definition of Allium canadense
1. Noun. North American bulbous plant.
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Literary usage of Allium canadense
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Perhaps the most common eastern species are Allium cernuum, Allium canadense and Allium tricoccum, the last generally known as the wild leek, a broad-leaved ..."
2. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... (Allium canadense, W.) Grows in damp soils; Newbern ; Fla. and north-ward. Griffith Med. Bot. 653. It is employed as a substitute for the common garlic, ..."
3. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"Allium canadense LM p. 263. Moist meadows and thickets. Spring. Philadelphia—Byberry, Mart. (BC), Wissahickon (Gi.) (Je.), Ger- mantown .(Me.). ..."
4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"Allium canadense L. MEADOW GARLIC. (Man. p. 263; IF f. 997.) In meadows and thickets, Me. to Minn., Fla., La. and Ark.— Pennsylvania : LANCASTER ..."
5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"Allium canadense L. Sp. Pl. 1195. I75.V Bulb ovoid, solitary, usually less than t' high, the outer coats fibrous-reticulated. Scape terete, 8'-2° tall; ..."