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Plant Details

Pteroglossaspis ecristata (+Eulophia e.)

Spiked Medusa

Scientific Name:

Pteroglossaspis ecristata (+Eulophia e.)

Common Name:

Spiked Medusa

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Color(s):

Red

Size in Feet:

4

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Coast

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 (*)

Global Rank:

G2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in the world because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Federal Status:

SC - Special Concern (*)

Blooming Plant

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© David R. McAdoo

Closeup of Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Closeup 2 of Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Seed Pods

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David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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