Aletris farinosa (Colicroot)

Aletris farinosa

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: colicroot, unicorn root, crow-corn, white colic-root, white stargrass
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb

Aletris farinosa, or Colicroot, is native to the eastern United States, where it grows in wet soils, usually acidic and often sandy or peaty.

In our yard, this grows in the Wetland Area.

Our growing score: 6

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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