Allium tricoccum
Leek Leek (l[=e]k), n. [AS. le['a]c; akin to D. look, G. lauch, OHG. louh, Icel. laukr, Sw. l["o]k, Dan l["o]g. Cf. {Garlic}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Allium} ({Allium Porrum}), having broadly linear succulent leaves rising from a loose oblong cylindrical bulb. The flavor is stronger than that of the common onion. [1913 Webster]

{Wild leek}, in America, a plant ({Allium tricoccum}) with a cluster of ovoid bulbs and large oblong elliptical leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • Allium tricoccum — ID 2603 Symbol Key ALTR3 Common Name wild leek Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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