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Plant Details

Spiranthes odorata

Sweet Scent Ladies' Tresses

Scientific Name:

Spiranthes odorata

Common Name:

Sweet Scent Ladies' Tresses

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Time:

September - October - November

Bloom Area:

Coast

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

State Status:

SR - Significantly Rare (*)

Blooms in Hand

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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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