Overview

Comprehensive Description

Aletris lutea Small

Distribution

Wet pine savannas (VWLPS).

Notes

Rare. Apr–mid Jun; May–Jul . Thornhill 556 (NCSC). [= FNA, Weakley]

  • Thornhill, Robert, Krings, Alexander, Lindbo, David, Stucky, Jon (2014): Guide to the Vascular Flora of the Savannas and Flatwoods of Shaken Creek Preserve and Vicinity (Pender & Onslow Counties, North Carolina, U. S. A.). Biodiversity Data Journal 2, 1099: 1099-1099, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1099
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Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Unknown/Undetermined

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Unknown/Undetermined

Confidence: Confident

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Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Leaves 7–18 × 1–2.6 cm; blade bright green, linear to lanceolate. Scape 5–10 dm. Flowers: perianth usually yellow to golden yellow, rarely white, cylindrical, 9–12 mm, more than 2.5 times as long as broad, lobes spreading. Fruits: beaks gradually narrowed distally. 2n = 26.
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Ecology

Habitat

Seasonally wet to flooded pine flatwoods, savannas, bogs; 0m.
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Life History and Behavior

Cyclicity

Flowering/Fruiting

Flowering spring.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Aletris lutea

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Aletris lutea

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

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Notes

Comments

A white-flowered form of Aletris lutea was described as forma albiflora E. T. Browne. Hybrids of A. lutea × obovata occur commonly in intermixed populations and have pale yellow corollas of intermediate shape (V. I. Sullivan 1973). These hybrids have been named as A. ×tottenii E. T. Browne.
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