This native Saskatchewan plant grows on dry prairie meadows and hillsides — and in wildflower gardens, where I took these photographs. It's closely related to the Nodding Onion (and yes, I know — one of these flowers does show a bit of that characteristic crooked neck at the top of the stem).
|Pink stars of Allium stellatum © SB|
|A flower head with slight bend to the stem © SB|
|Upright bouquets of tiny lilies: Pink-flowered onion © SB|
Prairie Wildflower: Pink-flowered onion (Allium stellatum)
Location: Native Plant Garden, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Photo Date: July 18 and 19, 2012.