Definition of Allium canadense

1. Noun. North American bulbous plant.

Exact synonyms: Canada Garlic, Meadow Leek, Rose Leek
Generic synonyms: Alliaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allium Canadense

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

Literary usage of Allium canadense

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

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; ..."

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