Hexastylis arifolia

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Hexastylis arifolia
Hexastylis arifolia1.jpg
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Piperales
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Genus: Hexastylis
Species: H. arifolia
Binomial name
Hexastylis arifolia

Hexastylis arifolia, or the little brown jug is a perennial wildflower in the family Aristolochiaceae found in the southeastern United States. It is considered a threatened species in Florida.

Hexastylis arifolia
Hexastylis arifolia flower, cut to reveal the internal structures.


  • Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, Duhl, Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians, Lone Pine Publishing, (2005) p 47, ISBN 978-1-55105-428-5

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