Allium pallens subsp. pallens Linnaeus, 1762
Syn: Allium coppoleri Tineo
Common names: Ail pale [Fr], Aglio di Coppoler [It]
Selçuk, İZMİR ● Turkey
Description: Bulb of 1.5 diam., outer tunics membranous. Stem 10-30(-90) cm. Leaves 3-4, filiform to linear, 0.5-2(-5) mm broad. Valves of spathe unequal, narrowly ovate or lanceolate at base, contracted above into a slender appendage, longer than pedicels. Umbel subglobose, hemispherical or fastigiate, 1.5-4 cm diam., compact. Pedicels 5-15 mm, subequal, to 25 mm in fruit. Perianth narrowly campanulate; segments milky white, often with purple mid vein, 3.5-5 mm, slightly broader above middle, usually truncate and rounded at apex, sometimes apiculate. Filaments included, anthers partly exserted. Capsule 4 mm. 2n = 32.
Variable in height of plant, length of spathe and size of perianth, and in colour of pedicels.
Biology : Flowering from late May to July.
Habitat: Pinus forest, phrygana, meadows, river banks, dry slopes, maritime cliffs, fallow and cultivated fields, vineyards, roadsides, s.L-1560 m.
Distribution: Mediterranean element. Southern Europe, Northern Africa, Western Asia.