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Hexastylis arifolia var. arifolia

Little Brown Jug, Arrowleaf Heartleaf, Piggies Ginger

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Brown, Grayish

Size in Feet:

.8

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

Dry to mesic deciduous forests (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Mountains, common in Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Hexastylis arifolia is the most aeromatic of the gingers.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plants

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