Allium roseum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaLiliaceaeAlliumAllium roseum

Ecology

A bulbous perennial herb of rough and waste ground, open rocky slopes, hedge banks and roadsides. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

A variable species, native of the Mediterranean region.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 7

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.9

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16.1

Annual Precipitation (mm): 878

Height (cm): 75

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Bulbous geophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Tuberous or bulbous, slowing cloning by offsets

Clonality - secondary

Detaching ramets on inflorescence

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 135

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 6

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002200

Atlas text references

Oswald P [H ]
1993.  Native and naturalised garlics in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Nature in Cambridgeshire. 35:67-75.