Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum – the Wild Leeks of the Cymry?

Wild Leek Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum is the wild crop relative of one of the national emblems of Wales, the domesticated A. ampeloprasum var. porrum. In 1987, a small population of Wild Leek was found on Holy Island, Anglesey, but was thought to ‘have no appearance of being indigenous in this locality’. Robbie Blackhall-Miles argues