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Aletris obovata (Southern colicroot)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Aletris obovata

Southern colicroot, Blunt-leaved colic root

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

USDA Symbol: ALOB3

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Orange
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: FL , GA , MS , SC

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-06-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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