A perennial plant (Allium Schoenoprasum), allied to the onion, having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning. The young leaves are used in omelets, etc.
the bulbous herb Allium Schoenoprasum used fresh as a mild onion-flavored seasoning.
A small invasive perennial plant of the onion family with thin tubular leaves and purple flowers. The chopped leaves have a mild onion flavor and are used as a garnish or for flavoring but not with prolonged cooking. It is used for its fine aroma in sauces and omelets. The flowers are used for decorating dishes.