Allium tricoccum

A plant whose common name, "ramps", is an adulteration of an Indian word meaning something along the lines of "disgusting". The Europeans found it quite edible, using it as a substitute for leeks.

Basal leaves in the bottomlands below the Monroe Lake dam, 4/12/04.

Buds at McCormick's Creek State Park, 6/2/04.

An open flower at McCormick's Creek, 6/12/04.

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