In Tennessee and West Virginia, festivals are held to celebrate allium tricoccum, which are also known as wild leeks.
And here we find in several places the bulblets of a wild garlic, allium Canadense, which grows on the river bottom.
Moly seems to have been allium moly, one of the onion or garlic family.
A species of allium, with purple flowers and broad strap-shaped leaves, was the most plentiful of all.
But underneath their covert, in the shade, grey periwinkles wind among the snowy drift of allium.
There are several kinds of Muilla, much like Brodiaea and very much like allium, but with no onion taste or smell.
According to Roxburgh,243 allium ascalonicum is much cultivated in India.
From the bruised bulbs or cloves of allium sativum, or garlic.
But why should not all the other allium species be propagated by planting the bulbs?
An extremely good subject is offered by the common wild onion (allium Canadense), which flowers about the last of May.