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Plant Details

Platanthera integra [ = Habenaria integra]

Golden Fringeless Orchid, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Arrow

Scientific Name:

Platanthera integra [ = Habenaria integra]

Common Name:

Golden Fringeless Orchid, Yellow Fringeless Orchid, Golden Frog Arrow

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Part-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

“Savannas in the Coastal Plain, bogs in the Mountains and Piedmont…Essentially endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain…” (Weakley 2015). Rare throughout NC.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled, G3 - Vulnerable (*)

State Status:

SC-V: Special Concern: Vulnerable (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

NC Natural Heritage Program Global Rank: G3G4

Blooms

image

© David R. McAdoo

Another Bloom spike

image

David McAdoo

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Southeasternflora
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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