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Plant Details

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

Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike, Northern Green Orchid

Scientific Name:

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

Common Name:

Tubercled Rein Orchid, Northern Gypsy-spike, Northern Green Orchid

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Time:

May - June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Mountains - Mountainsountains

Habitat Description:

“Bogs, seepages; rare…Var. herbiola is more northern, widespread in ne. North America, south (in the mountains and upper Piedmont) to NC.” (Weakley 2007). Rare in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

S?: Uncertain (*)

Global Rank:

G_?: Uncertain (add status to NOTES section), G_Q: Questionable Taxonomy (add status to NOTES section) (*)

State Status:

SR-P: Significantly Rare: Peripheral (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

NC Natural Heritage Program NC Rank: S1?; Global Rank: G4?T4Q

Blooms

image

© David R. McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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