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Lily & IrisAllium tuberosum

Garlic Chives at Tuggeranong Hill

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Allium tuberosum at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Feb 2018
Allium tuberosum at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Feb 2018
Allium tuberosum at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Feb 2018

Identification history

Lily & Iris Allium tuberosum 11 Feb 2018 BettyDonWood
Lily & Iris Allium tuberosum 11 Feb 2018 michaelb
Unidentified 10 Feb 2018 michaelb

Author's notes

On the edge of Tuggeranong Hill Nature Reserve, near the woodland to the south-east of Eaglemont Retreat.

2 comments

KenT wrote:
   11 Feb 2018
Did the leaves have any smell? It looks a bit like Allium tuberosum but I don't have any sense of scale in these images.
michaelb wrote:
   11 Feb 2018
I didn't smell the leaves. The plant was 30 - 40 cm tall, and the flowers reminded me of onion flowers. Looking at images of Allium tuberosum, I can see you may have nailed it:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allium_tuberosum

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Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Nov 2018 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 28 Nov 2017 Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 28 Nov 2017 Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 12 Nov 2017 Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Nov 2017 Convolvulus sabatius (Blue Rock Bindweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Nov 2017 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Oct 2017 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken Fern, Bracken) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Jul 2001 Rorippa laciniata (Jagged Bitter-cress) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Apr 2001 Rorippa laciniata (Jagged Bitter-cress) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Mar 2001 Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Mar 2001 Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 12 Feb 2001 Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Tuggeranong Hill - 31 Aug 2000
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Nov 2018
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 28 Nov 2017
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 28 Nov 2017
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 12 Nov 2017
Oenothera lindheimeri (Clockweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Nov 2017
Convolvulus sabatius (Blue Rock Bindweed) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Nov 2017
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Tuggeranong Hill - 24 Oct 2017
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken Fern, Bracken) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Jul 2001
Rorippa laciniata (Jagged Bitter-cress) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Apr 2001
Rorippa laciniata (Jagged Bitter-cress) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Mar 2001
Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Mar 2001
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 12 Feb 2001
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Tuggeranong Hill - 31 Aug 2000

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