Plant Details

Spiranthes brevilabris

Short-lipped Ladies'-tresses, Texas Ladies'-tresses, Ladies' Tresses

Scientific Name:

Spiranthes brevilabris

Common Name:

Short-lipped Ladies'-tresses, Texas Ladies'-tresses, Ladies' Tresses

Plant Family

Orchidaceae (Orchid Family)


S.E. Native



Bloom Time:

February - March - April

Bloom Area:


Habitat Description:

Pine savannas. Not present in NC.

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 (*)


Flora of North America states this species has dramatically declined, with only a single extant population known in 1998–2000.

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USDA PLANTS Database Record

Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Cener
North American Orchid Conservation Center

Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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