Aletris aurea

Walter

Fl. Carol., 121. 1788.

Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 66. Mentioned on page 65.

Leaves 2–8 × 1–2 cm; blade bright green, elliptic to lanceolate. Scape 2–8 dm. Flowers: perianth golden yellow, campanulate, 6–7 mm, 2 times or less as long as broad, lobes erect. Fruits: beaks gradually narrowed distally. 2n = 26.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Dry to wet pine flatwoods, savannas, and bogs
Elevation: 0–100+ m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Md., Miss., N.C., Okla., S.C., Tex., Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."thicker" is not a number.

... more about "Aletris aurea"
versatile +  and dorsifixed +
oblong-lanceolate +
Victoria I. Sullivan +
Walter +
whorled +, opposite +  and alternate +
dilated +
narrowed +
reticulate-veined +  and parallel-veined +
elliptic +  and linear-elliptic +
bright green +
elliptic +  and lanceolate +
sheathing +  and involucrate +
subulate +
unequal +
tunicate +  and scaly +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Md. +, Miss. +, N.C. +, Okla. +, S.C. +, Tex. +  and Va. +
0–100+ m +
connate-coroniform +  and dilated +
short-pedicellate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
indehiscent +, septicidal +  and loculicidal +
membranaceous +  and leathery +
Dry to wet pine flatwoods, savannas, and bogs +
umbellate +, cymose +  and spicate +
persistent +
2cm;8cm +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
half-inferior +
many;several +
zygomorphic +  and actinomorphic +
2 times or as long as broad +
campanulate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
Flowering late spring–mid summer. +
Fl. Carol., +
wind-distributed +
1 +  and many +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
adnate +  and free +
1 +  and several +
3 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
Aletris aurea +
species +
subulate +
sepaloid +  and petaloid +
narrower +
rhizomatous +  and scapose +
3 +  and 2 +