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

Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion

Allium fibrillum

Close-up of the inflorescence of Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of fringed onion as seen along Balloon Tree Road in the Umatilla N.F. in northeastern Oregon..........June 27, 2006.

Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum - Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum - Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum - Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

Fringed onion as spotted in vernally moist swales where the snow lays late into mid-summer along the Sugarloaf Trail, Sugarloaf Mountain, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.......July 18, 2019.

Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

The photo above shows the form of fringed onion, with a pair of basal leaves (which are longer than the flower stem). Note that the leaves are u-shaped in cross-section Photographed along Balloon Tree Road in the Umatilla N.F. in northeastern Oregon..........June 27, 2006.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum - Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

The photo above shows fringed onion as seen along the Umatilla Rim Trail, Umatilla National Forest..........June 24, 2007.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

The photo above shows a close-up of the flowers of fringed onion as seen along the Umatilla Rim Trail, Umatilla National Forest..........June 24, 2007. Note that the stamens are shorter than the tepals, the very short stigma.

Cuddy Mountain Onion, Fringed Onion: Allium fibrillum

Fringed onion as seen in gravelly soils on the east side of Jubilee Lake, Umatilla National Forest.........July 1, 2012.

Paul Slichter