in J. K. Small, Fl. S.E. U.S., 286. 1903.
Leaves 3–13 × 1–2.8 cm; blade bright green, elliptic to lanceolate. Scape 4–7 dm. Flowers: perianth white to creamy white, sometimes tipped with orange or pinkish orange, campanulate or obovoid, 7–11 mm, lobes turned slightly inward (see note under 4. Aletris lutea). Fruits: beaks abruptly narrowed distally. 2n = 26.
Phenology: Flowering late spring–mid summer.
Habitat: Moist pine flatwoods and savannas, roadside ditches
Elevation: 0–100 m
Ala., Fla., Ga., Miss., S.C.
"dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property."thicker" is not a number.