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

Nodding Onion

Allium cernuum

Flowers of Nodding Onion: Allium cernuum

Close-up of the flowers of nodding onion. The inflorescence generally nods when in bloom. Note that the stamens are much longer than the tepals. Photographed on the upper slopes of Saddle Mountain in the Coast Range of northwestern Oregon.

Paul Slichter