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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:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

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:

Moist to fairly dry meadows, dry ridge tops under pines (where seasonally moist).

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*)

State Status:

W1: Watch List: Rare but Relatively Secure (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Bloom

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Bloom

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Bloom

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David McAdoo

Bloom

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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