Allium tricoccum

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Common Name: Wild Leek, Ramp

Part to full shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers rich loam soil, circumneutral  pH.  8 inches height, blooms in summer, white flowers.

Germination Code:  E

Native Region:  Scattered counties in Middle and East Tennessee, particularly in Great Smoky Mountains

Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  People of the Great Smoky Mountains gather the plants for their annual Ramp Festival.  Attracts butterflies.