Aletris farinosa L. - White ColicRoot, Mealy ColicRoot
Family - Liliaceae
Flowering - April - July.
Habitat - Dry to moist upland sites, pinelands, roadside ditches.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This attractive species can be found scattered throughout much of Alabama. The plant can be easily identified by its basal rosette of yellow-green leaves, and its mealy, white flowers. The inflorescence is produced on a mostly leaf-less scape.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 5-15-05.