[Onions: The Genus Allium East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Brandegee's Onion

Allium brandegeei

Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum

Habitat of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum)

Habitat view of what appears to Brandegee's onion as seen in vernally moist swales amongst Artemisia arbuscula and Artemisia cana along Forest Road #1647 in southeastern Logan Valley, Malheur National Forest.................June 3, 2011.

Close-up sideview of a flower of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum) - Flattened scape of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum)

Close-up of a flower of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum)

Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum) - Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum)

Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum) - Brandegee's Onion: Allium brandegeei (Synonyms: Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum)

Additional close-ups of what appears to Brandegee's onion as seen in vernally moist swales along Forest Road #1647 in southeastern Logan Valley, Malheur National Forest...........June 3, 2011. Note that the ovaries lack crests or prominent processes, the stamens are about 3/4 the length of the tepals, the scapes are about one-half the length of the leaves. The leaves and scapes are somewhat flattened.

Paul Slichter