Field garlic (Allium oleraceum) belongs to the Liliaceae (the Lily family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed most of Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus. This herb grows in dry, grassy places, and on open sunny banks, and up to a height of 30-80 cm. The leaves are linear almost thread-like with entire margins, parallel-veined. The dull pink, greenish or whitish flowers bloom in the umbel from July to August. The whole plant has onion-like fragrance.