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Tauscher, Joseph Allan
Aletris lutea Small
Yellow colicroot, Yellow Colic-root
USDA Symbol: ALLU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A single stalk of yellow flowers rises from a rosette of pointed leaves.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Complexity: Simple Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
, MS Native Distribution:
Georgia south to Florida and west to Louisiana. Native Habitat:
Pine flatwoods, savannas, bogs.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|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 either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MS
Record Last Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff