Allium anisopodium, also called thread-leaf chive, is a plant species native to Siberia, the Russian Far East, Korea, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and northern China.
Allium anisopodium is a perennial herb with a scape (round in cross-section) up to 70 cm tall. Leaves are about the same length as the scape. Flowers are purple.
Two varieties are generally recognized:
Allium anisopodium var. anisopodium --- Leaves, scape and pedicels smooth
Allium anisopodium var. zimmermannianum (Gilg) F.T. Wang & T. Tan (syn: Allium zimmermannianum Gilg) --- Leaves, scape and pedicels with a rough surface