|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Amaryllidaceae||Amaryllis family—plants that grow from bulbs. Includes onions and many others|
|Genus||Allium||Onions, leeks, shallots, garlic, scallions, etc.|
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Allium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Jan 2011.
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(Allium) · 5/31/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 2½ × 3½" (6.6 × 9.8 cm) Species not yet identified
Range: Zones 5-7:
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