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

Brandegee's Onion

Allium brandegei

Synonyms: Allium brandegeei, Allium diehlii, Allium minimum, Allium tribracteatum

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

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

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

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