Liliaceae
Allium validum

Tall Swamp Onion

Stem erect, tall. Leaves flat, 3–6, more or less length of stem. Flowers rose-red to white, 15–40 atop stem in flat cluster; petals lance-shaped, pointed; stamens extending well above petals; pollen yellowish or purple. Grows in swampy meadows.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 20--40 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Shrub-Steppe, Bog/Fen/Wetland
  • Found In: Wallowas, Mt. Rainier NP, Crater Lake NP
  • Native: Yes