Aletris farinosa

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyNartheciaceae
Family (Traditional)Nartheciaceae
GenusAletris
SpeciesAletris farinosa L.
Common Namewhite colicroot
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.9
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Hardin (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Laurel (KY), Lincoln (KY), McCreary (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Whitley (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Lawrence (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Moore (TN), Morgan (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1964 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100111507 Pulaski Kentucky 01 Jun 1991 John Richard Abbott
401
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111473 Bell Kentucky 21 Sep 1978 Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111481 Laurel Kentucky 13 Jun 1993 Steve Walker
606
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111515 Whitley Kentucky 10 May 1993 Steve Walker
642
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111499 McCreary Kentucky 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6459
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111598 Rowan Kentucky 07 Jun 2000 Kim Feeman
1154
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111465 McCreary Kentucky 27 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E36.2
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111432 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3224
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111572 Franklin Tennessee 23 May 2001 Dwayne Estes
2296
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100855061 Powell Kentucky 19 Jun 1987 A. Rentas
21
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111457 Laurel Kentucky 22 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K12.1
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111622 Cumberland Tennessee 06 Jun 1987 Henry R. Deselm
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111440 Wolfe Kentucky 03 Oct 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9492
EKY
Aletris farinosa
31234100111580 Harlan Kentucky 18 Jul 2005 Amy V. McIntosh
1116
EKY
Aletris farinosa
N/A Johnson Tennessee 07 Apr 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Aletris farinosa
ETSU005374 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Aletris farinosa
ETSU006629 Johnson Tennessee 06 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Aletris farinosa
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 05 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Aletris farinosa
31973000016429 Lincoln Kentucky
KNK
Aletris farinosa
31973000016428 Pulaski Kentucky
KNK
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005712 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005709 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005711 Wolfe Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005710 Whitley Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005714 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
MDKY00005713 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070146 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070116 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070122 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070126 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070137 Moore Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070148 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070132 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070138 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070154 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070111 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070107 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070141 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070112 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070114 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070147 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070156 White Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070109 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070124 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070142 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070130 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070113 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070133 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070123 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070153 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0192504 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070134 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070108 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070144 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070106 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070143 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070188 Laurel Kentucky
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070125 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070149 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070127 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070150 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070119 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070135 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070181 Wolfe Kentucky
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070145 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070115 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070136 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070155 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070139 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070152 Union Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070128 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070117 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070118 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070189 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070151 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070121 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070131 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070110 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005049 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005050 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005047 Lincoln Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005051 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005048 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
BEREA005052 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Aletris farinosa
UCHT007216 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aletris farinosa
UCHT007213 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Aletris farinosa
UCHT007214 Scott Tennessee
UCHT
Aletris farinosa
UCHT007215 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Aletris farinosa
APSC0100125 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0079975 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0098425 Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0094158 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0040637 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0083293 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070129 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070120 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
TENN-V-0070140 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Aletris farinosa
APSC0112380 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0094155 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0107070 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0102717 Grundy Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0083484 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0083289 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0100348 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0093650 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0078931 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0083283 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0073677 Pulaski Kentucky 11 Jun 1980
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0094159 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0083769 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0035314 Cocke Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0070174 Moore Tennessee
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0100110 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010558 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU020609 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010561 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU020607 Kentucky
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010559 Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010562 Lawrence Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010566 Lawrence Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010563 Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010565 Bledsoe Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010564 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
MTSU001720 Cumberland Tennessee 02 Oct 2002 Art Bosnak
49
MTSU
Aletris farinosa
UOS07474 Van Buren Tennessee 13 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Aletris farinosa
APSC0077366 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
APSC0073676 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Aletris farinosa
HTTU020608 Morgan Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010556 Kentucky
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010560 Van Buren Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010567 Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
HTTU010557 Tennessee
HTTU
Aletris farinosa
MTSU001719 Coffee Tennessee 02 Oct 2002 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Aletris farinosa
UCHT036255 Campbell Tennessee
UCHT
Aletris farinosa
UOS07473 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 2005 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Aletris farinosa
UOS07475 Coffee Tennessee 05 Jun 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Aletris farinosa
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Plant Photos

Aletris farinosa - Ashley B. Morris
Aletris farinosa - Ashley B. Morris
Aletris farinosa - Ashley B. Morris
Aletris farinosa - Ashley B. Morris
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Dwayne Estes
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Joey Shaw
Aletris farinosa - Milo Pyne
Aletris farinosa - Milo Pyne
Aletris farinosa - Milo Pyne
Aletris farinosa - Milo Pyne
Aletris farinosa - Tara Littlefield
Aletris farinosa - Tara Littlefield
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell
Aletris farinosa - Theo Witsell