Aletris obovata

Nash ex Small in J. K. Small

in J. K. Small, Fl. S.E. U.S.,286. 1903

Common names: White colic-root
Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 66. Mentioned on page 65.
Leaves 3–13 × 1–2.8 cm; blade bright green, elliptic to lanceolate. Scape 4–7 dm. Flowers: perianth white to creamy white, sometimes tipped with orange or pinkish orange, campanulate or obovoid, 7–11 mm, lobes turned slightly inward (see note under 4. Aletris lutea). Fruits: beaks abruptly narrowed distally. 2n = 26.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Moist pine flatwoods and savannas, roadside ditches
Elevation: 0–100 m

Distribution

Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., S.C.

Discussion

References

None.

Facts about "Aletris obovata"
AuthorVictoria I. Sullivan +
Common nameWhite colic-root +
Elevation0–100 m +
HabitatMoist pine flatwoods and savannas, roadside ditches +
IllustratorBarbara Alongi +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–mid summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAletris obovata +
Taxon parentAletris +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 26 +