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Plant Details

Platanthera grandiflora [= Habenaria psychodes var. grandiflora]

Large Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Bog-orchid, Plume-royal

Scientific Name:

Platanthera grandiflora [= Habenaria psychodes var. grandiflora]

Common Name:

Large Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Orchid, Greater Purple Fringed Bog-orchid, Plume-royal

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Mountains - Mountainsountains

Habitat Description:

“Bogs, seepages, moist places at high elevations.” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Buds and Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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