Aletris farinosa L.
Common Name: COLIC ROOT
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Aletris farinosa A. A. Reznicek

In moist or sometimes dry, usually sandy or sandy-mucky soil, on lake shores and in swales, meadows, prairies, and other sandy openings.

A quite distinctive species and, despite a relatively large number of records, a very local plant, normally indicative of high quality habitats. 


Allegan County
Barry County
Berrien County
Cass County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. July 23, 2021.