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

Family: Nartheciaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Bahamas.

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

FISF Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for pinelands in the lower Keys. We consider this native and extant in the lower Florida Keys.

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Aletris bracteata
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Blazingstar Preserve, Palm Beach County, Florida
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Other data on Aletris bracteata available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Aletris bracteata has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native




Aletris bracteata has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
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