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Aletris bracteata Northr.
White colic-root, bracted colic-root

Aletris bracteata
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Blazingstar Preserve, Palm Beach County, Florida
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Family: Nartheciaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Bahamas.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Imperiled

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Aletris bracteata has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Florida City Pineland Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Aletris bracteata has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native

Aletris bracteata has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland

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Aletris bracteata
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Blazingstar Preserve, Palm Beach County, Florida
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Aletris bracteata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Aletris bracteata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer