Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Aletris obovata Small. Southern White Colic-root. Phen: May-early Jun; Aug. Hab: Pine savannas. Dist: Se. SC south to c. peninsular FL, west to e. Panhandle FL.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA26, GW1, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Ward (1978), Weigant (2002), Zomlefer (1997b)

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image of plant© Alan M. Cressler
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler