Mar. 1, 2020

bracted colicroot, Aletris bracteata

Bracted colicroot is a genuine rarity. It occurs in the two most southern counties in Florida, and on two islands in the Bahamas. It is an endangered species. These bumpy little flowers are about a third of an inch long, on spikes up to a couple of feet tall. Everglades National Park, Miami Dade Co , FL, 3/20/16. Bunchflower family, Melanthiaceae.