Wild Onion (2)

Allium brandegeei

Brandegee's Onion
Allium brandegeei

Family: Onion (Alliaceae)
AKA:
Photo taken on: June 14, 2005
Location: Snodgrass, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to subalpine
Habitat: Dry, sandy, rocky slopes

Flowers have white petals with red veins and grow in a dense cluster. Flower stems are shorter than leaves and grow close to the ground.

Flora of North America reference.

Allium textile

White Wild Onion
Allium textile

Family: Onion (Alliaceae)
AKA: Textile Onion, Prairie Onion, Sand Onion
Photo taken on: May 7, 2014
Location: Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Dry, sandy areas

Grows to 12" high in patches with slender, grass-like leaves. Tiny flowers grow in clusters about 1" across. The flowers are white or pinkish with a reddish-purplish stripe.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Round Clusters