Description and General Information:
Allium cernuum, commonly called the nodding onion, is native to the western half of North America from Ontario to British Columbia and New York south to Georgia and west to Arizona, Colorado, Oregon and Washington. In the wild is occurs in dry woods, rocky outcrops and short-grass prairie.
Plants grow 30-45 cm with nodding clusters of pink, rose-purple or white. Their leaves are narrow and grass-like with a distinct onion-like fragrance when bruised.
No commonly practiced.