Allium tricoccum is a North American species of wild onion widespread across
eastern Canada ... A person may have ramps in his or her possession outside the
plant's natural environment, or may h...
As one of the first plants to emerge in the spring, ramps were traditionally
consumed as the season's first "greens". They were considered a tonic because
Apr 24, 2015 ... Here's the short answer: ramps are a wild onion that grow during the spring ...
The wild plants grow very slowly, taking up to four years to flower ...
Ramps (Allium tricoccum), or wild leeks, occur at higher elevations in Eastern ...
Ramps grow in colonies consisting of numerous clumps of individual plants.
May 17, 2016 ... The ramp (Allium tricoccum) has been favored for generations for its tasty garlic
and onion flavor and as a spring tonic to cleanse the blood.
General Information. Symbol: ALTR3. Group: Monocot. Family: Liliaceae.
Duration: Perennial. Growth Habit: Forb/herb. Native Status: CAN N L48 N.
Jun 30, 2001 ... As one of the first plants to emerge in the spring, ramps were traditionally
consumed as the season's first "greens." They were considered a ...
Feb 23, 2012 ... Ramps, a.k.a. wild leek or Allium tricoccum, are a delicious spring food ... to
harvest no more than 15 percent of the plants in any given year.
While similar, the ramp as we know it in the United States is native to North
America, not Europe. It seems that the resemblance between the two plants led to
(NOTE: If you are not interested in growing Ramps, but just finding the plant and
using it, try going to the Nature's Restaurant Online site Allium Leaves and ...