Bulb ovoid-conic, 1-2 cm with fibrous-reticulate coats; stem 1-2.5 dm; lvs mostly 1 or 2, arising below the middle, 1-2 mm wide, bracts ovate, short-acuminate; bulblets none; pedicels 5-10 mm, or in fr to 20 mm; tep pink or white, lanceolate or lance-oblong, 6-8 mm, acute; filaments shorter than the perianth; fr retuse, 3-4 mm, its valves (and each lobe of the ovary) bearing 2 short erect projections on the back just below the top; 2n=14, 28. Dry plains and prairies; s. and w. Minn. and w. Io. to Alta., Wash., and N.M. May, June. (A. reticulatum)
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.