plant-banner1

Plant Details

Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata

Lesser Ladies' Tresses

Scientific Name:

Spiranthes ovalis var. erostellata

Common Name:

Lesser Ladies' Tresses

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Bloom Time:

August - September - October - November

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, 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 (*)

Notes:

On the original pages, this showed an "S2,S3" State Rank. Since the commas followed the format above for Bloom Area (Piedmont, Coast), this may have been trying to indicate an S2 status for the Piedmont and an S3 status for the Coast. This needs to be clarified, as the database wasn't set up for multiple state rank designations. (Both the Piedmont and the Coast combined should make for a "state rank", I would think). - webmaster

Blooming Plant

image

© David R. McAdoo

Closeup of Blooms

image

© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Permalink - (right click to save this page to your bookmarks)

<<< PREVIOUS

NEXT >>>

Comments - Leave a comment or read what's been added!
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

back to top
go to gallery
back to Initial s Gallery
back to orchids
back to Carnivorous Plants
back to Trilliums