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Wild Leek, Ramps (Allium tricoccum) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Wild Leek, Ramps
Allium tricoccum

Leaves of Wild Leek
Leaves of Wild Leek

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
6 - 18 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
June - July
 

Features

Clusters of small white flowers.

Culture

Partial to full shade, consistently moist soils.

Notes

Foliage has a strong onion scent. The leaves wither before the flowers bloom. Found in woods.