The Geyer's onion (Allium geyeri) belongs to Liliaceae (the Lily family). It is a perennial herb that is native to the western United States and in western Canada. This herb grows in moist meadows, hillsides, streambanks, and up to a height of 10-60 cm. It bears a few leaves only at the base. The leaves are up to 60 cm long, thin and grass like. The 10-25 pale pink, urn-shaped flowers bloom in compact, spherical cluster, from May to September. They have six pointed tepals (pink to white in color), curved at the base and pointed at the tip. It produces narrowly elongate bulbs up to 25 mm long.