Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Chamaelirium luteum (Linnaeus) A. Gray. Devil's-bit, Fairy-wand. Phen: Mar-May; Sep-Nov. Hab: Moist slopes, bottomlands, wet pine savannas. Dist: MA west to ON, OH, s. IN, and AR, south to FL and LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA26, G, GW1, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, W, WH3, Zomlefer (1997a); > Chamaelirium luteum – S; > Chamaelirium obovale – S

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