Aletris aurea


Fl. Carol.,121. 1788

Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 66. Mentioned on page 65.
Leaves 2–8 × 1–2 cm; blade bright green, elliptic to lanceolate. Scape 2–8 dm. Flowers: perianth golden yellow, campanulate, 6–7 mm, 2 times or less as long as broad, lobes erect. Fruits: beaks gradually narrowed distally. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Dry to wet pine flatwoods, savannas, and bogs
Elevation: 0–100+ m


Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Md., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tex., Va.




Facts about "Aletris aurea"
AuthorVictoria I. Sullivan +
Elevation0–100+ m +
HabitatDry to wet pine flatwoods, savannas, and bogs +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–mid summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAletris aurea +
Taxon parentAletris +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 26 +