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Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia (Littlebrownjug)
Cressler, Alan

Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia

Hexastylis arifolia (Michx.) Small var. callifolia (Small) Blomquist

Littlebrownjug, Little Brown Jug

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)

Synonym(s): Asarum arifolium var. callifolia, Asarum callifolium


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hexastylis arifolia var. callifolia


Record Modified: 2023-02-13
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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