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Related to allium tricoccum: Apios americana
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.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz