Aletris lutea Small
Yellow colicroot, Yellow Colic-root
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: ALLU
A single stalk of yellow flowers rises from a rosette of pointed leaves.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS
Native Distribution: Georgia south to Florida and west to Louisiana.
Native Habitat: Pine flatwoods, savannas, bogs.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Aletris lutea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aletris lutea in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff