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Allium angulosum


Allium angulosum, the mouse garlic, is a species of garlic native to a wide region of central Europe and northern Asia, from France and Italy to Siberia and Kazakhstan.<ref>Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families</ref><ref name="eeeewwwwww">Altervista Flora Italiana, Schede di Botanica, Allium angulosum</ref>

Allium angulosum is a perennial herb up to 50 cm tall. Bulbs are narrow and elongated, about 5 mm in diameter. The plant produces a hemispherical umbel of small pink flowers on long pedicels.<ref name="eeeewwwwww"/><ref>Linnaeus, Carl. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 300.</ref>


Allium angulosum is cultivated as an ornamental and also as an herb for kitchen gardens. Bulbs and leaves are edible cooked or in salads. There are, however, some reports of being toxic in large quantities.<ref>Plants for a Future, Allium angulosum, mouse garlic</ref>