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scarlet spiral flag
Costus woodsonii
Costus woodsonii
scarlet spiral flag spiral flag
Costus woodsonii Costaceae
common names
  scarlet spiral flag
  Indian head ginger
accepted scientific name
  Costus woodsonii Maas
rules for finding collection records
  Costus woodsonii (102)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native to Central and South America.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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where plant found
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