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CHIVES Allium schoenoprasum (Liliaceae) Height to 40cm<br />
Tufted, bulbous perennial of damp, grassy places on limestone rocks. FLOWERS are purplish and borne in heads, 2-4cm across, comprising 10-30 flowers and 2 papery bracts; stamens do not project (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, hollow and cylindrical. STATUS-Widely cultivated; local native plant, mainly in W.
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130898
CHIVES Allium schoenoprasum (Liliaceae) Height to 40cm
Tufted, bulbous perennial of damp, grassy places on limestone rocks. FLOWERS are purplish and borne in heads, 2-4cm across, comprising 10-30 flowers and 2 papery bracts; stamens do not project (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, hollow and cylindrical. STATUS-Widely cultivated; local native plant, mainly in W.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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