Golden Colicroot (Aletris aurea)

  • Golden Colicroot (Aletris Aurea)
    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA
  • Golden Colicroot (Aletris Aurea)
    Credit: Alfred Schotz. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth, TX. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA

Aletris Aurea, or more commonly know as Golden Colicroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Aletris. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Aletris Aurea or Golden Colicroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Aletris
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E X)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (golden colicroot)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FACW+) 6(FACW+)

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