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Nodding Wild Onion (Allium cernuum)
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Other common names: Nodding Onion
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: July to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Pine Creek Rail Trail
Notes: 3 petals and 3 sepals.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.