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Plant Details

Cleistesiopsis bifaria = (Cleistes bifaria)

Small Spreading Pogonia

Scientific Name:

Cleistesiopsis bifaria = (Cleistes bifaria)

Common Name:

Small Spreading Pogonia

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink

Size in Feet:

.5 to 1.5

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hydric - Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July

Bloom Area:

Coast, Mountains

Habitat Description:

Swamps, seepage slopes, streamhead margins, wet savannas.

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

State Status:

W - Watch List (*)

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David McAdoo

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Found in the mountains in Madison County!

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©2013 Don Barnett

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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