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Plant Details

Spiranthes cernua

Nodding Ladies' Tresses

Scientific Name:

Spiranthes cernua

Common Name:

Nodding Ladies' Tresses

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Time:

July - August - September - October - November

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

State Rank:

S4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in NC, with many occurrences (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Notes:

State Rank and State Status from original web page apparently contradict each other - need to investigate this and correct if needs be. - webmaster

Blooming Hillside

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© David R. McAdoo

Plants Blooming on a Hillside

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Blooming Plants

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Tom Harville's Garden
© Tom Harville

Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Closeup of Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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