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Garden Leek

Allium porrum

Plant Data

Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Alliaceae (Onion)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Large globular umbel of pinkish-purple flowers, each flower having 6 petal-like tepals, up to 10cm wide.
Fruit:
A capsule.
Leaves:
Flat, folded and linear leaves.
Maximum Size:
100cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
The flowers, leaves and roots are all edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Smells strongly, like onions or garlic.
Habitats:
Gardens.