Allium douglasii

Douglas's Onion

Erect to upright flowering stem, 2 grooved leaves. Plant particularly strong-smelling. Leaves shorter than flower stem, staying green through flowering. Flowers numerous, tiny, star-shaped, in upright, tightly clustered flower head. Often abundant populations of deep pink to white grow in spring-moist areas in steppe.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--16 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, Vernal Wet
  • Found In: Columbia Basin, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes