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scarlet spiral flag
Costus woodsonii
scarlet spiral flag spiral flag
Costus woodsonii Costaceae
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common names
  scarlet spiral flag
  Indian head ginger
accepted scientific name
  Costus woodsonii Maas
rules for finding collection records
  Costus woodsonii (29)
family name
  Costaceae
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 beginning of April thru 1st week of December
Introduced. Native to Central and South America.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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