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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 9:57 am    Post subject: Some kind of bulb Reply with quote

Does anyone know these? They seem to do a flower and then another flower or two sprout of the seed head... rather strangely. Confused


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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it is an Allium.
Looks like Allium paradoxum.
A very invasive weed.

http://www.flogaus-faust.de/photo/allipara.jpg

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=allium+paradoxum&biw=1536&bih=728&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=pLFIVY6FEKTU7Aaf34D4Ag&sqi=2&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ
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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 5:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So it is!! Many thanks Silver Surfer!!
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