Allium vineale L.

Wild garlic

source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2009
source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2009


GrinTax Allium vineale L.
The Plant list Allium vineale L.
English name Wild garlic

Crop relationship
Onion same genus
Leek same genus
Garlic same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia SW-Asia
Africa -
North-America naturalized
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.n711pu
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.n711pu

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information