Note: As time allows, I will do a “Plant of the Month” feature on this blog. Expect most plants to be photographed and described as seen in Texas. Other possible locations will be New Mexico and Oklahoma. Even then, other locales aren’t ruled out in the event of travel.
Yellow-flowered Onion (Allium Coryi), a wild onion species endemic to the mountains of the Trans-Pecos region of Far West Texas, is the only known yellow-flowered Allium species in the United States. Its habitat is rocky slopes of mountains and rocky plains in between valleys at elevations of 2,500′ to 4,500′. Yellow-flowered Onion begins flowering in April and lasts through early to mid-May. Continue reading