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Plant Details

Platanthera shriveri [= Platanthera psychodes var. grandiflora]

Shriver’s Purple Fringed Orchid, Shriver’s Frilly Orchid

Scientific Name:

Platanthera shriveri [= Platanthera psychodes var. grandiflora]

Common Name:

Shriver’s Purple Fringed Orchid, Shriver’s Frilly Orchid

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Purple

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Shade - part shade

Soil Moisture:

Hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

mid Jul - early Aug

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Seepages, northern hardwoods forests, roadbanks (Weakey 2015). Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G1 - Critically imperiled (*)

State Status:

SR-T: Significantly Rare: Throughout (*)

Federal Status:

FSC - Federal Special Concern (*)

Notes:

A_NEW_FRINGED_PLATANTHERA.pdf (documentation)

Blooms

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Bloom Close Up

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Mark Rose

After Pollination

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Seed Capsules

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