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Aletris lutea (Yellow colicroot)
Tauscher, Joseph Allan

Aletris lutea

Aletris lutea Small

Yellow colicroot, Yellow Colic-root

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ALLU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A single stalk of yellow flowers rises from a rosette of pointed leaves.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS
Native Distribution: Georgia south to Florida and west to Louisiana.
Native Habitat: Pine flatwoods, savannas, bogs.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aletris lutea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aletris lutea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aletris lutea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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