Allium tolmiei

Tolmie's Onion

Stem erect, flat, winged. Leaves 2, flat sickle-shaped, more or less twice the length of stem, withering before flowering. Flowers 10–40, petals pink or white with darker pink midvein, pointed tips, edges rolled inward. Grows in clay soils on flats and slopes at mid to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--6 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Steens, Wallowas, Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes