Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Aletris aurea Walter. Golden Colic-root. Phen: Late Apr-Jul; late Jun-Aug. Hab: Pine savannas, seepage bogs, pine flatwoods. Dist: S. MD south to ne. FL, Panhandle FL, west to e. TX and se. OK.

ID notes: Flowering several weeks later than A. farinosa when growing together.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, GW1, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, S, Tx, Va, WH3, Ward (1978), Weigant (2002), Zomlefer (1997b)

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