Date Posted: Jun 17, 2016
Yellow colicroot (Aletris lutea) may be fussy in a landscape setting, but it thrives in Florida's mesic pine flatwoods, wet prairies and open seepage areas. Its long, terminal spikes of "bumpy" golden florets are blooming now throughout the state. It is is the most common and widespread of the five species of Aletris native to Florida.
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Photo by Eleanor Dietrich.
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