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Nothoscordum gracile

Basic information
Scientific name Nothoscordum gracile

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Common names Wild onion, Onion weed, Fragrant false garlic
Higher taxon Alliaceae, Asparagales, Liliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range North America
Habitat Crop field, shrub, urban area.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Ibaraki, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Mie, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Kagawa, and Tokushima Prefs. Range in Japan
Date Late 19C (1867-1885).
Route Deliberate: Possibly as ornamental plant.
Impact Competition with native and crop species. Carrying viruses.
Affected organism: Native and crop plants.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Africa, Australia, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.