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Connecticut Plants
Colicroot (Stargrass)
Aletris farinosa L.
  • Family: bog-asphodel (Nartheciaceae)
  • Habitat: acid soil in meadows, open woods, and edges of peat bogs
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 to 1/2 inch long
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: May to August
  • Origin: native
Aletris farinosa L.
Aletris farinosa L.
Aletris farinosa L.

Colicroot leaves.