Allium parvum

Dwarf Onion

Stem upright, round to slightly flattened, but no flattened edges. Leaves 2, flat and strongly curved, sickle-shaped, 2–3 times longer than stem. Flower heads round, with 5–10(–30) white to deep pink flowers. Flower petals contain dark pink midveins, stamens deep inside throat. Grows in rocky clay soils, talus, at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--5 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Steens, Table Rocks, Jackson Co. Or
  • Native: Yes