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Plant Details

Platanthera flava var. flava [= Habenaria flava var. flava]

Southern Rein Orchid, Palegreen Orchid, Southern Gypsy-spike

Scientific Name:

Platanthera flava var. flava [= Habenaria flava var. flava]

Common Name:

Southern Rein Orchid, Palegreen Orchid, Southern Gypsy-spike

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Time:

March - April - May - June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Piedmont, Coast

Habitat Description:

“Shaded wet places, such as swampy forests” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Piedmont, uncommon in Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Blooms

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© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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