Definition of False garlic
1. Noun. Pungent Old World wild onion.
Generic synonyms: Wild Onion
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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Garlic
Literary usage of False garlic
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1. Manual of the Flora of Jackson County, Missouri by Kenneth Kent Mackenzie, Benjamin Franklin Bush (1902)
"false garlic. Less than l° high: umbel 4-12-flowered : flowers yellowish-white, 4"-5" long.—Locally abundant in barrens near Westport, Leeds, Dodson, ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"About 10 species, the following in the United States, West Indies and Mexico, 8 or 9 in tropical i. Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton. Yellow false garlic. ..."
3. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... the numerous glaucous leaves somewhat clustered. The leaves are used for soups and flavoring. Siberia. 33. NOTHOSCORDUM. (Greek••. false garlic. ..."