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White Colicroot

Aletris obovata


White, berry-like fuzzy flowers with leaves in a a basal rosette. The flowers have the slightest opening at the tip, but otherwise look very much like seeds or fruits


Sandy forest with oak, pine, and saw palmetto but also close to some wetter areas with cypress trees

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Ryan Fezz
Ryan Fezz 10 years ago
White Colic-Root
Aletris farinosa Aletris farinosa (white colic-root): Go Botany

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Ryan Fezz
Ryan Fezz 10 years ago

I never would have gotten it if you hadn't included the second shot of the basal leaves!

Machi 10 years ago

Interesting! I didn't realize they were flower buds, though now it seem obvious.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 8, 2014
Submitted on Jun 11, 2014

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