Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Wild Leek, Ramp

Wild Leek, Ramp

Allium tricoccum

Part to full shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers rich loam soil, circumneutral  pH.  8 inches height, blooms in summer, white flowers.

Germination Code:  E

Native Region:  Scattered counties in Middle and East Tennessee, particularly in Great Smoky Mountains

Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  People of the Great Smoky Mountains gather the plants for their annual Ramp Festival.  Attracts butterflies.


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