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Plant Details

Aletris farinosa

Colicroot, Stargrass

Scientific Name:

Aletris farinosa

Common Name:

Colicroot, Stargrass

Plant Family

Nartheciaceae (Bog-Asphodel Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

Scape to 3

Light:

Sun to Part Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr, May, June

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Plant

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC
Late June

Basal Leaves

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC
Late June

Waning Basal Leaves

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Tom Harville
Columbus County, NC
Mid Oct

Blooms

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC
Late June

Spent Blooms

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Tom Harville
Columbus County, NC
Mid Oct

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plant
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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