Liliaceae
Allium fibrillum

Blue Mountain Onion

Erect single flowering stem. Leaves paired, equal to or taller than flowering stem, green at flowering. Flowers short, widely bell-shaped, white or pink with green midrib, with 6 low, curving, smooth-edged appendages on ovary. Grows in moist, heavy soils at high elevations. More common and smaller than A. brandegeei, which looks similar.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--8 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Subalpine
  • Found In: Wallowas, Great Basin
  • Native: Yes