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.