Alliaceae - onion family
Sole species that grows without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 11 April 2017)

Alliaceae - onion family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 1 species in 1 genus that grows without cultivation. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Allium (1 species)
      Allium schoenoprasum - wild chives (uncommon1)

Allium (chives)
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Allium schoenoprasum (wild chives) - [information to be added]

   1. This frequency designation is from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.