An herb comprising long, skinny spears that have an oniony aroma and flavor.
Native to the Northern Hemisphere, including arctic Russia, Japan, China, northern Europe, North America, and parts of the Mediterranean region.
Marco Polo brought chives from China to Europe in the late 13th century.
Chives have pale pink or purple flowers at the tops of the plant.
“Chives Make Excellent Companion Plants” by Nancy O’Donnell (2008)
New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)
“What Are the Health Benefits of Chives?” by Megan Ware https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275009