[Onions West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Sickle-leaved Onion

Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

The photo at left shows a close-up of the inflorescence of sickle-leaved onion as seen at the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC north of Grants Pass, OR.........June 25, 2005. Note that the stamens are much shorter than the tepals. The photo at right shows sickle-leaved onion as seen at the Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Wayside, Josephine County, OR......April 21, 2021.

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

This photo shows sickle-leaved onion in bud as seen at the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC north of Grants Pass, OR..........June 25, 2005. The short, flattened scape and two long, flattened and sickle-shaped basal leaves of this species are evident here.

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

The photo at left shows sickle-leaved onion as seen at the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC north of Grants Pass, OR.........June 25, 2005. The photo at right shows sickle-leaved onion blooming at Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside south of Cave Junction, OR......April 22, 2021.

Inflorescence of Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved onion as seen along the Illinois River Road just east of the green bridge over the Illinois River (SW side of Eight Dollar Mt.), Siskiyou Region of southwestern Oregon...........April 29, 2012.

Flattened scape of Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

These 3 photos show close-ups of the flattened scape (left), whole plant (middle), and inflorescence (right) of sickle-leaved onion as seen at the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC north of Grants Pass, OR.........June 25, 2005.

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved onion beginning to bloom in gravelly soils around the Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Wayside to the southwest of Selma, Oregon.........April 27, 2012.

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium - Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved onion blooming at the King Mountain Rock Garden ACEC in northeastern Josephine County, OR..........June 11, 2017.

Sickle-leaved Onion: Allium falcifolium

Sickle-leaved onion as seen in bud at the Days Gulch Botanical Area to the southwest of Selma, Oregon..........April 29, 2012. The flattened scape and bud can easily be seen in this view.

Paul Slichter