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SAND LEEK Allium scorodoprasum (Liliaceae) Height to 1m<br />
Upright, bulbous perennial. Grows in dry grassland on sandy soils. FLOWERS are ovoid, stalked and purplish, stamens not projecting; borne in rounded umbels, 3-4cm across, with purple bulbils and 2 papery bracts (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, keeled and rough-edged. STATUS-Local, mainly N England and S Scotland.
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SAND LEEK Allium scorodoprasum (Liliaceae) Height to 1m
Upright, bulbous perennial. Grows in dry grassland on sandy soils. FLOWERS are ovoid, stalked and purplish, stamens not projecting; borne in rounded umbels, 3-4cm across, with purple bulbils and 2 papery bracts (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, keeled and rough-edged. STATUS-Local, mainly N England and S Scotland.

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