Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Nartheciaceae, Bog-asphodel family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Golden Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris aurea   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris aurea   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris aurea 041-20-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in pine savannas, seepage bogs, pine flatwoods

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris lutea   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris lutea   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in wet pine savannas

Common (rare north of GA)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern White Colic-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris obovata   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris obovata   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris obovata 041-20-002   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in pine savannas

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern White Colicroot, White-star Grass, Stargrass, Mealy Colicroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aletris farinosa   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aletris farinosa   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aletris farinosa 041-20-003   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in pine savannas, pine flatwoods, seepage bogs, upland woodlands, roadbanks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Goldencrest
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lophiola aurea   FAMILY: Nartheciaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lophiola aurea   FAMILY: Liliaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lophiola americana 045-02-001   FAMILY: Haemodoraceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, bogs, marshes, ditches adjacent to these natural habitats

Rare in Ga & NC (only a few populations remain in NC)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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