wild leek(redirected from Ramps (wild leek))
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wild leek:see oniononion,
plant of the family Liliaceae (lily family), of the same genus (Allium) as the chive (A. schoenoprasum), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum), and shallot (A. ascalonium).
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Short, pointed oval leaves, 2-3 leaves together on a scallion-like stalk, usually reddish at the base. Strong onion-leek smell. Leaves die before whitish yellow flowers appear. Similar to but weaker effects of garlic. Whole plant is edible.