Colors

Data mode

Account

Login
Sign up

Copy permalink to share

Aletris Linnaeus. Colic-root, Stargrass, Miller's-maid.

Key to Aletris

As circumscribed here (excluding Metanarthecium, following Fuse, Lee, & Tamura 2012), a genus of about 30 species, of e. North America and e. Asia.

ID notes:A distinctive genus, with a basal rosette of yellowish-green, lanceolate leaves with sharply pointed tips, and a nearly leafless flowering stalk with numerous, small, white or yellow flowers

Ref: Fuse, Lee, & Tamura (2012); Spaulding et al. (2021); Sullivan (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002a); Tamura In Kubitzki (1998a); Ward (1978); Weigant (2002); Zomlefer (1997b). Show full citations.

Show in key(s)

Show parent family

Show species in Aletris

Your browser does not support SVGs

Hover over a shape, letter, icon, or arrow on the map for definition or see the legend. Data for arrows not developed for genera and families which may have species only occurring outside the flora area.

image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Aletris obovata | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© John Gwaltney | Aletris lutea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© John Gwaltney | Aletris lutea | Original Image ⭷

Feedback

See something wrong or missing on about Aletris? Let us know here:


Cite as...