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Plant Details

Isotria medeoloides

Small Whorled Pogonia

Scientific Name:

Isotria medeoloides

Common Name:

Small Whorled Pogonia

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Green

Size in Feet:

.75

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic, sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Federal Status:

T - Threatened (*)

Blooming Plant

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© David R. McAdoo

Double Flower

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© David R. McAdoo

Close up

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David McAdoo

Plant with old seed pods

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David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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